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Pak oppn alliance holds massive rally despite govt refusing permission


The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an 11-party opposition alliance, held a massive rally in Peshawar on Sunday despite refusal of allow from the federal government which cited the rise in Covid-19 circumstances.

Doctors had warned that Peshawar was quick changing into a brand new scorching spot for coronavirus.

In his tackle to the rally, PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari predicted that the federal government of Prime Minister Imran Khan could be falling in January.

Earlier on Sunday, Khan accused the PDM leaders of “playing reckless politics with people’s safety”.

He tweeted that “the same PDM members who had wanted a strict lockdown and criticised me earlier [are] now playing reckless politics with people’s safety”.

He added, “They are even defying court orders and holding a jalsa (rally) when cases are rising dramatically.”

The opposition events insist that they might observe security precautions, and alleged that the federal government’s intentions to cease their rally was fully political.

Information minister Shibli Faraz stated that if Covid circumstances rose in Peshawar within the coming days, the federal government would register an FIR towards PDM leaders.

In reply to the federal government’s insistence that the PDM postpone its rally, the joint chief of the opposition motion, Maulana Fazlur Rehman stated that the Imran Khan authorities was a ‘big corona’ itself .

“This government is the representative of a stolen mandate. It is not the representative of the people,” stated Rehman, whereas addressing a press convention in Peshawar.

Speaking of the federal government’s warnings towards holding rallies, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief stated that they discovered no different excuse, so began elevating a hue and cry concerning the unfold of coronavirus.

Besides Rahman and Bilawal, the rally was addressed by PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz, however not by former PM and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, who addressed the earlier PDM rally from London by way of a video hyperlink, apparently as a consequence of extreme kidney ache.

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