Imran says will return if elections not announced within 6 days
After Imran's announcement, protesters also dispersed at the Numaish Churangi in Karachi.
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday has given deadline of 6 days to the government to dissolve the assemblies and announce fresh elections.
Former Prime Minister while addressing to the protestors of long march in Islamabad, warned the government that if announcement of elections will not be made, he will return to Islamabad.
After Imran Khan s announcement, protesters of the sit-in also dispersed at the Numaish Churangi in Karachi.
Meanwhile, in his speech at the Jinnah Avenue Islamabad, Imran Khan said, "My people have overcome all fears and ready to sacrifice their lives. They tried to fail our movement of independence but people of every school of thought are united in our protest. My people will never accept the imported government."
Khan said that the "imported government" was imposed on Pakistan through American conspiracy. "More than half of the cabinet is on bail. These Mir Jaffars and Mir Sadiqs were part of the conspiracy," he added.
Imran Khan went on to say that it is against the wish of the people that "these thieves have been given the government and they were supposed to be punished."
Imran also thanked Supreme Court for taking suo motu notice on the situation.
He further questioned," Isn t it our legal right to protest peacefully? Did we stop long marches of Bilawal Bhutto or Fazal ur Rehman? We did not ever tried to stop their rallies."
Earlier, Imran Khan asked his party workers and supporters to reach D-Chowk, Dunya News reported.
The PTI chief Imran Khan while leading his party’s Haqeeqi Azadi March against the "Imported Government" reached Islamabad in the wee hours of Thursday where he delivered a short speech.
Imran Khan said that we are waging a "Jihad against this Imported Government" and asked the PTI workers that we will not move from here till the date for fresh election is not announced.
On the other hand, Interior Ministry had summoned the Pakistan Army for the security of the Red Zone in Islamabad after Pakistan PTI workers and supporters reached Islamabad to attend the march.
According to a notification issued in this regard, Pakistan Army was summoned under Article 245 of the Constitution.
All security arrangements in the Islamabad’s Red Zone was handed over to the Army. Pakistan Army personnel were stationed at PM House, PM Office, Supreme Court and other sensitive government buildings in the area.