Nawaz Sharif
PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif addressing the press. — File photo

KARACHI: The Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) on Wednesday announced that it would launch nationwide protest rallies and later on a long march to remove Yousuf Raza Gilani from his position of prime minister, DawnNews reported.

The party however did not give a date for the commencement of the long march which is expected to be organised after the issuing of the Supreme Court’s detailed verdict in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Gilani.

Announcing its schedule of protests to remove Gilani, the PML-N said that rallies would be held in Taxila on May 4, in Gujranwala on May 7, in Bahawalpur and Sargodha on May 8 and in Gilani’s hometown Multan on May 10.

In order to include other political groups and civil society in its movement to oust the prime minister, the PML-N has formed a committee comprising of Zulfikar Khosa, Chaudhry Nisar and Saad Rafique.

Furthermore, Ghous Ali Shah has been delegated the responsibility of contacting nationalist groups in Sindh for this purpose.

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