Imran Khan announces to quit all assemblies; drops march towards Islamabad to avoid anarchy

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf PTI Chairman Imran Khan in his first public appearance, since being targeted in a gun attack in Wazirabad, said he has dropped his plan to lead a protest march to Islamabad, Instead, he says his party will quit provincial assemblies and will not be part of the system.

He was addressing the marchers of Haqiqi Azadi March in Rawalpindi.

“We will not be part of this system. We have decided to quit all the assemblies and get out of this corrupt system.”


It is pertinent to mention here that Imran’s PTI is in power in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Imran said the PTI had decided not to go to Islamabad to avert any destruction or chaos. He added that he would soon be meeting his chief ministers and the parliamentary party about the matter and would soon make the announcement about when the party would leave the assemblies.