PDM to stage post-Friday prayer protests because it seeks PM’s ouster

— AFP/File
— AFP/File

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: In a bid to pile stress on the federal government, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Thursday introduced nation-wide protests in opposition to rising inflation tomorrow.

The Opposition alliance’s spokesman Hafiz Hamdullah mentioned committees will likely be fashioned on the provincial stage to carry the protests.

Committees will likely be fashioned in Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Islamabad to find out the areas of the protests in session with the districts, he mentioned.

Hamdullah additional mentioned that the period of the demonstrations is 2 weeks which will be prolonged over time.

“The PDM leadership and members of the parliament will participate in the protests as much as possible,” the spokesperson added.

He additionally mentioned that the subsequent assembly of the PDM steering committee will likely be held quickly to overview the political scenario within the nation.

Confirming the information, PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb mentioned protests will likely be held in Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Swat, Shangla and different cities tomorrow after Friday prayers.

“PDM is protesting tomorrow against rising inflation and unemployment,” Aurangzeb mentioned.

Protests schedule

Sharing additional particulars, the PML-N spokesperson mentioned a procession will likely be taken out from Jain Mandir Chowk in Lahore at 3pm tomorrow after Friday prayers.

In Karachi, the PDM rally will depart from Empress Market at 3pm tomorrow and a protest led by Engineer Amir Muqam will likely be held in Peshawar at 4pm.

Meanwhile, the Opposition alliance will stage a protest in Mianwali, which can start from Railway Station Chowk to Committee Chowk on Sunday at 3pm.

The PML-N spokesperson additional mentioned {that a} rally will likely be held in Bhakkar on October 24 at 10am, which can begin from Jhang Chowk Bhakkar and go all the best way to to King Gate.

She mentioned that protests will even be held in Sargodha, Peshawar, Swat, Shangla and different cities tomorrow after Friday prayers, at 3pm.