ASIA NEWS NETWORK
WE KNOW ASIA BETTER
Imran Khan threatens to storm Pakistan's PM House
Publication Date : 20-08-2014
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said that Nawaz Sharif will have to go.
“I have a new plan if Nawaz Sharif did not resign before the deadline,” he said while addressing to protesters, outside the parliament.
He said that they would not leave until Nawaz Sharif resigns. Khan appealed all Pakistanis to reach outside the Parliament House and asked police not to obey illegal orders.
PTI chief vowed to bring real democracy in the country.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Marvi Memon has reiterated that the minus Nawaz Sharif formula would not be negotiated, neither the prime minister would resign at any cost.
“We have super doper elasticity,” she said while talking about the possibilities of dialogue with the protesters. “The real issue was a desperate desire (of Imran Khan) to become prime minister.”
Memon elaborated that there was a difference between red zone and red line. “Though I couldn’t disclose the red line, it would not be let cross,” she maintained.
Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri has said that their only demand is the resignation of Sharif brothers.
Addressing the marchers outside the Parliament House, Qadri said that PAT would not invite army to mediate.
He said that the constitution would not be suspended but only amended. “We are not intending to capture the Parliament House.”
Qadri held Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif directly responsible for the ‘Model Town’ tragedy that had claimed 14 lives. “Government of killers is unacceptable,” he said.
He said that the federal government was responsible for the “Model Town Massacre” as well as the Punjab government.
PAT chief announced they will only go back once Sharif brothers resign.
DawnNews reported sources as having said that the Pakistan Army has taken charge of the Interior Ministry's control room.
Former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah however has rejected the reports, saying that the Interior Ministry is still in charge of the control room.
PTI chief Imran Khan said that he has given Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif till Wednesday evening to resign.
"If Nawaz Sharif does not resign then we will enter into the PM House," said the PTI chief.