Opposition parties to observe ‘Black Day’ today
ISLAMABAD: Opposition parties are gearing to flex their muscles on the streets across the country today (Thursday) to lodge their protest on the first anniversary of the last year’s general elections, which they claimed were rigged.
The opposition will hold rallies and public gatherings in several cities including Karachi and Peshawar. The rallies would be addressed by Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and others.
The preparations for the public gathering at Karachi’s Jinnah Ground have been completed. The leaders of different political parties including PPP, PML-N, JUI- and ANP will address the rally.
The workers of PPP, PML-N, JUI, ANP and other parties will attend the rally. The opposition parties will start their anti-government campaign from tomorrow’s public gathering.
On the other hand, the preparations for ant-government rally in Peshawar have also reached final phase and more than 15000 chairs will be installed for the rally.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif is likely to address the rally, while ANP’s Asfandyar Wali, PPP’s Farhatullah Babar, QWP’s Aftab Ahmad Sherpao and others will also attend the rally.
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) will hold its rally regarding Million March at Ring Road and party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will address the rally.