Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday agitated outside the residence of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in London after Imran Khan was voted out of power by opposition parties.
A confrontation between PTI supporters led by Imran Khan and PML-N has turned into an arena of slander and slogans against each party’s leadership outside the Avenfield flats in London, where residence of Nawaz Sharif.
Holding the flag of Pakistan, during the protests, PTI workers chanted slogans against the overthrow of the Prime Minister. Meanwhile, PML-N supporters also went to apartments in Avenfield to show solidarity with Nawaz Sharif, the supreme party leader, ARY News reported.
The police, to control the situation between the two groups, arrived at the Avenfield apartment.
“The crowd in front of Avenfield chanted ‘Father of terrain is a thief, father of Qasim is a thief, father of Salman is a thief’ Terrain is Imran Khan’s darling child which @ImranKhanPTI does not own even after the verdict of the New York court,” said Santosh Kumar Bugti, former Information Minister of PML-N Balochistan.
Imran Khan’s ex-wife Jemima Goldsmith hit on the ongoing political turmoil with the comment “purana Pakistan “in one of the protest videos that appeared online. This was clearly a reference to slogans raised by opposition parties after Imran Khan was ousted.
Before taking office in 2018, Imran Khan vowed to create a “Naya Pakistan “— a country free of corruption and a prosperous economy. However, over time, the number of people adopting this slogan is decreasing.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) President Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday hailed the passage of a vote of no confidence against Imran Khan as he asked members of the Pakistani Parliament to mark April 10, 2022. , is an important day in the country’s history.
Addressing Pakistani MPs after the petition against Imran Khan was passed, Bilawal Zardari recalled what happened on April 10 and said on this day Pakistan adopted the Constitution of 1973. .
He said: “On April 10, 1986, Benazir Bhutto ended his self-imposed exile and went to Lahore to launch his struggle against former Pakistani President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.
“Today [on] April 10, 2022, we welcome [you] Bilawal said in the Pakistani Parliament. “I have a message for young Pakistanis that they should never give up on their dreams because nothing is impossible. Democracy is the best revenge,” he added.
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