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Sharifs want to sabotage public meeting: Imran

Published Mar 20, 2013 02:23am


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PTI chief Imran Khan. — Photo by INP/File

LAHORE: Tehrik-i-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday Sharif brothers were scared of PTI’s popularity and were sticking to the Punjab government only to use official machinery to sabotage the party’s upcoming public meeting in Lahore.

Imran announced the PTI chief would have only two terms in the office, giving an opportunity to other workers as well to become party head.

He was talking to the recently-elected party office-bearers from Lahore district hosted by its Lahore chief Abdul Aleem Khan at PTI’s office on The Mall. He said Pakistan had never seen real democracy and termed the present system “worst-ever monarchy”.

He said the PTI would expose all political parties’ policies and announce its manifesto as a way forward to transform country into a “real democratic Pakistan”.

He said party’s forthcoming (March 23) public meeting had unnerved the Punjab government that was busy removing PTI banners and flags allover the province.

Calling Sharifs ‘Raiwind residents’, Mr Khan said: “You call yourself lions but behave like jackals. If you will challenge our real lions, they will fight back more fiercely,” he warned.

He said the PTI would purchase all “Jangla Bus Service” tickets on March 23 for its workers who would travel to Minar- i-Pakistan to participate in public meeting.

“Our (PTI) critics should now look for some other army general’s name (to blame the party) as they had earlier alleged Gen Pasha was behind party’s Oct 30 (Lahore) meeting,” he said.

At Minar-i-Pakistan, he said, the PTI would give its manifesto and policies to transform the country into a real democracy that would also include proper accountability of its own leaders. Mr Khan said all those who participated in the intra-party elections had changed political culture in the country.

“All political parties will now be compelled to hold intra-party elections, otherwise, they will perish by the next elections,” he said.

He acknowledged Insaaf Students Federation’s efforts in motivating the youth who, he said, would serve as harbingers of ‘tsunami’.

“Those, who bring revolution within their parties, can bring revolution in the country after general elections,” he added.


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Ali Mar 20, 2013 02:31am
Indeed a real democracy is introduced. Imran Khan-thank you
Faisal_A Mar 20, 2013 02:45am
Imran Khan - our only hope. He needs our full support. Stand along with him before it gets too late. The rest are just jokers.
Adil Jadoon Mar 20, 2013 02:49am
Time to vote for PTI. Lets see what they can do.
Usman Mar 20, 2013 03:23am
And there, my friends, is a leader.
Falcon Mar 20, 2013 03:32am
Really looking forward to 23rd of March. It is time to build Naya Pakistan :)
Ghazala Khan Mar 20, 2013 03:41am
It's about time that Imran Khan realizes that he has in fact become a serious player and doesn't need to bash at opponents personally to gain strength.
Kalyar Mar 20, 2013 04:01am
Mr Khan is patriotic and true democracy lover.He is the only hope for better Pakistan.
greenhousepoly Mar 20, 2013 04:04am
Good luck Khan.
IBN-E-ASHFAQUE Mar 20, 2013 04:56am
Good Luck to Imran Khan. At least he did elections within his party which no other party has done. He has done something worth emulating by other political partys of Pakistan. They bark democracy but can't bite the bullet to practice democracy. Thereby exposing themselves as third rate munafiq's and opportunists, which they are. At least Imran has won this round.
Ali Shah Mar 20, 2013 05:37am
Go Imran. We are with you.
Sultan Alvi, Toronto Mar 20, 2013 05:41am
Imran Khan is the only real leader in Pakistan today. The rest are all jackals and want to line their own pockets, rather than help the country. May Allah give strength to Imran Khan to fulfill his mission for Pakistan. Aameen!
Arif Mar 20, 2013 06:00am
Why IK always blame Sharifs???
Nazir K Ali Mar 20, 2013 06:38am
The fact of PTIs popularity is as spectacular as daylight. Inshallah, the PTI will win or gain a strong foothold in the National Assembly elections, congregate coalitions and bulldoze resolutions for the resumption of civilian prosperity. Salams
Shahryar Shirazi Mar 20, 2013 07:13am
Good luck!
Ahmed khan Mar 20, 2013 07:15am
Kaaptan teray jaan nisar . . . . beshumaar beshumaar
Khalid Mar 20, 2013 08:29am
Soon this cheap eague will be swept away by PTI tsunami... Inshallah
M.Asghar Mar 20, 2013 09:02am
The PTI have to be vigilent and work hard to win the country side majority electorate, where the feudal forces are the most ferocious.
Imran Mar 20, 2013 09:06am
Why Sharif's always play the coward's role?
amjad Mar 20, 2013 10:06am
inshahAllah khan will win the election and punish those who hurt pakistan
Farhan Mar 20, 2013 10:41am
I am going to lahore from pindi on 23rd to attend the jalsa
Raisur Rahman Mar 20, 2013 11:25am
IK is the real hero of Pakistan, the way he led his side on the cricket field, from the front, the same motivation on the Political pitch. Pakistani's should be proud for the great son. Vote one and all, every group and eligible voter !!! IK may Allah shower his blessing and you win handsomely.
PTI fathr Mar 20, 2013 11:57am
Also take your family ..... with you for entertainment.
Arif Mar 20, 2013 12:04pm
come to the real politics and see in the streets who is getting majority seats, this is not a cowards role, rather they are the HEROS as all Pakistani like them. Shahbaz Sharif zindabad
Shahnawaz Mar 20, 2013 01:39pm
The real lion!!!
Gulzar Mar 20, 2013 02:17pm
Please bring back some chairs for me from the Jalsa
jd shami Mar 20, 2013 03:07pm
I am also coming to Lahore to watch the music show, see u there
jd shami Mar 20, 2013 03:08pm
He already has feduls with him, do not worry
jd shami Mar 20, 2013 03:10pm
He is afraid of them, very simple
Ahmad Ali Mar 20, 2013 10:46pm
We stand firm with our leader Imran and party PTI. Youth will bring him to the power in sha Allah.