Opposition parties’ rally in Lahore threatens more protest

Lahore: A gathering of opposition parties hosted by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri threatened more protests against the sitting government.

PAT chief Allama Qadri, PPP chief Asif Zardari and Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan were the main speakers.

Asif Ali Zardari criticized Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and their leadership, especially the Mian brothers. He said the big threat to the county is from Jati Umra. He said that his party has always supported Pakistan.

Imran Khan compared performance of the KpK police to the Punjab police and said the Punjab police have failed to provide protection to citizens. He said his party would do anything for getting justice for the martyrs.

Allama Qadri also criticized the PML-N and said they would not sit idle till justice is doled out to the families of martyrs. He said the opposition parties are on the same page against the sitting government. He said opposition parties would meet again and formulate their future strategy of protests in a couple of days.

Later, the rally participants dispersed peacefully.