Former Prime Minister will lead the gathering to Islamabad from Peshawar.
Imran Khan will lead Azadi March tomorrow. The former Prime Minister will bring in a charged crowd from across Pakistan. He is likely to stay put on the Kashmir Highway and announce his strategy in a public gathering.
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The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader was creating a national momentum since last month. Mr. Khan had been asking his followers to prepare for a grand protest. He was continuing with protest tours in different parts of the country. In these political gatherings, Mr. Khan kept asking his followers to wait for his call for march on Islamabad.
However, he didn’t announce the date for his long march until this Sunday. Mr. Khan informed his followers that he will arrive in Islamabad on Wednesday, May 25. He added that he will meet his workers and supporters at 3pm at the Srinagar Highway.
He also told his followers on Twitter that he wants the “entire nation to come to Islamabad.” He also said that he would be leading the long march from Peshawar. Mr. Khan plans to take on the collision heads on by himself.
Through these protests, Mr. Khan demands a date for a fresh election. He also seeks the dissolution of assemblies since his ouster from the government last month. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is protesting the ouster from government by claiming it to be foreign supported move. It continues to call the current government as imported government implying the US role in change of government in Pakistan.
After making the call, Mr. Khan added, “We are ready to sacrifice our lives but will never accept these thieves ruling the country.” He also wants to force the government to call elections and stated, “we need a date for the fresh elections and a dissolution of the assemblies.”
Mr. Khan also continuously targets the PML-N Supremo Nawaz Sharif. He went on to say that a “convict, fugitive” was making decisions about Pakistan while sitting in London and said that 60% of the cabinet was roaming free on bails.