Imran announces to hold public gatherings from 8 to 14 May

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LAHORE: Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday announced to hold public gatherings from Monday (May 8) following the government’s ‘reluctance’ to hold elections on May 14 despite orders from Supreme Court (SC).

The former premier made the announcement while addressing the party workers and supporters, who participated in the Lahore rally held in a show of support and solidarity with the Supreme Court and Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial.

Addressing the participants, Imran Khan said that his party would hold public gatherings from Monday (May 8) to Sunday May (May 14) – the date Supreme Court (SC) announced for holding of elections in Punjab.

He also warned the ruling coalition that if they defer elections in Punjab till after the federal budget, they will resort to street until “the Constitution and the rule of law are restored”.

It is pertinent to mention here that PTI held rallies in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar and other cities on Saturday evening simultaneously.

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