PDM to demonstrate sit-in outside Election Commission of Pakistan
PPP's Bilawal Bhutto Zardari not to participate, according to Baaghi TV reports.
According to a report by Baaghi TV, a coalition of opposition parties, the PDM, to demonstrate political strength outside the Election Commission today (ECP).
The government has allowed the PDM to enter the red zone. The protest will be for progress in the PTI foreign funding case.
On the other hand, fences were erected around the Election Commission and the main road was closed. Police, Rangers, CTD women personnel were deployed outside the Election Commission.
The PDM leadership will be stationed at Kashmir Chowk, and will reach the Election Commission on board the container. Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Maryam Nawaz will participate in the protest, Bilawal Zardari will not participate in this protest of PDM.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman says that we will not attack the Election Commission but will protest, we are democratic people and talk of restoration of democracy. This is a requirement of the Constitution and the law, the Election Commission must decide impartially. We will also present a letter from the PDM based on the demands. Various rallies will reach Kashmir Chowk by one o’clock today from where the leadership will also participate. All patriotic Pakistanis are requested to protest against those who receive funding from the anti-national lobby.
PML-N directed its leaders and workers to appear before the Election Commission today. The leadership of PML-N’s Islamabad and Rawalpindi divisions have been directed to bring a large number of workers with them and all leaders, MNAs and MPAs have been asked to appear before the Election Commission in case of rallies. PML-N clarified that the government should block the roads or arrests should be made in any case.
League leaders and workers from Lahore have been directed to come to Islamabad in convoys. Maryam Nawaz will also go to the Election Commission office in the form of a rally. PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will lead a rally from Chungi Motorway Chowk No. 26 today, in front of the Election Commission to participate in the demonstration. JUI’s convoy will enter the red zone from Aabpara via Srinagar Highway. Containers have been prepared for the rally while Maulana Fazlur Rehman will host a luncheon in honor of the leaders of the opposition parties.
On this occasion, there will also be an informal consultative meeting after which, PDM leaders led by Maulana Fazlur Rehman will gather in front of Serena Hotel and arrive at the Election Commission of Pakistan office in the form of a procession. According to the program, the PDM leadership will gather in front of the five-star hotel from 2.30 pm to 3 pm.
Protest demands outside the Election Commission have been drafted. The Election Commission will be asked to take an immediate decision in the PTI foreign funding case. Details of the 23 foreign accounts received by PTI will be made public and the decision will not be delayed any further.
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