PDM moves ahead with Peshawar power show amid rally permission The Express Tribune
The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) is set to hold its fourth power show today despite being in Peshawar. refused Permission to hold a public meeting by the local administration citing the rapid increase in coronovirus cases.
Opposition coalition rally between provincial government Warning If there is a spurt in virus cases in the state after the rally, it can file cases against them.
The rally will be addressed by the Muslim League of Pakistan – Nawaz (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz, Jamiat Ulema Islam chief – Fazl (JUI-F) and PDL Maulana Fazlur Rahman, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). Chairman Bilawal Bhutto among other prominent figures of the Zardari parties, who are a part of the opposition’s 11-party alliance – PDM.
After addressing previous PDM gatherings from London via video link, PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif would not address Peshawar’s rally, apparently due to severe kidney pain. The news was confirmed in response to a tweet by Maryam Nawaz on Saturday.
Was the former head of three times Sorry Himself from a PDM meeting held last week for the same reason.
A police command and control room has been set up for the rally, while around 4,000 security personnel have also been deployed.
Ikhtiyar Wali, spokesperson of the K-P chapter of PML-N, allegedly denied the obstacles coming in the way of the venue, saying that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government was scared of PDM rallies.
He said that in today’s rally there will be a referendum against the government, warning that there is no ‘inciting violence’ or it will be a responsible one.
The opposition’s coalition was denied permission by the city administration on Friday to hold today’s rally.
The deputy commissioner said in a statement that the Kovid-19 positivity rate is over 13 percent in the Peshawar district which is “alarmingly high”.
The spread of the deadly virus is likely to increase in any large public meeting.
Prime Minister Imran Khan and several prominent federal ministers on Saturday 20 November Criticized A coalition of opposition parties to play with the lives of the common people by defying the government ban at its public meeting in Peshawar amid the second wave of coronovirus.
The Prime Minister accused the opposition parties of doing reckless politics with the safety of the people, stating that earlier the Opposition supported a stringent lockdown, but they were now defying court orders and when the Kovid-19 cases were rising They were organizing a rally.
The same PDM debris [members] Those who wanted a strict lockout and criticized me before playing reckless politics with the safety of the people, “the chief tweeted,” They are also disregarding court orders and jalasa when matters are going up dramatically. running up. “
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Of government The restriction On November 16, a day after the Gilgit-Baltistan elections (G-B) came to public celebrations. Announcing the ban during a press conference, PM Imran said that the decision was taken keeping in mind the rapid rise in Kovid-19 cases in a fortnight.
According to the alleged political scenario, the Prime Minister said that the government had suspended its rallies which had been planned earlier, as per the recommendations of the National Coordination Committee (NCC), calling for an end to all activities which Do not affect people’s livelihood.
However, while addressing a press conference in Peshawar, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman Maintained That the government was using the issue of coronovirus as an excuse to prevent the opposition from staging public gatherings.
Maulana said, “This illegitimate government is a big corona in itself.” We speak about Kovid-19, but we should also throw light on Kovid-18, “he said citing the PTI government,” This government has to be rid of. Great relief for the nation. “
The JUI-F chief said the PDM would hold a historic rally in Peshawar and not allow its anti-government movement to gain steam at any stage.
Many opposition leaders reprimanded the government for the timing of the ban, stating that the threat of the virus spreading was equally important. [the government] Was holding his GB’s electrical rallies.
Addressing a Press conference On Thursday, PPP chairman Bilawal in Gilgit said the Sindh government was the first to announce measures to deal with the Kovid-19 outbreak, and it was the prime minister who made him controversial.
“We have to send Imran Khan because he has failed on every front, be it Kashmir or Kovid-19. The PTI government does not have the capacity to deal with these issues,” he said.