LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of 13 parties, is afraid of facing the PTI in the upcoming elections as they are trying their best to avoid holding the polls.
Addressing his party workers across the country who gathered on his call to celebrate “Thanksgiving Day” after the verdict of the Supreme Court in Punjab election case. The apex court ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold the elections in Punjab on May 14.
The former prime minister said that the PDM leadership did not have any roadmap to come out of the current crisis.
“They also did not have any plan to conduct the elections in October. The rulers are hurling threats and taking steps to avoid holding the upcoming elections as they are not in a position to win it,” the PTI chairman maintained.
Imran Khan said that free and fair elections are the only way out to this challenging situation facing the country. He said that the investors have no trust in the system due the political instability. He urged the overseas Pakistan to invest in Pakistan.
“We would be on the road again if the ruling elite does not accept the verdict of apex court. Our next generations would not spare us if we do not take to street against the injustice system. I will fight till my last breath,” said the former prime minister.
Talking about inflation in the country, Imran Khan said that the inflation was at 12 during his tenure as PM, but not it reached 36. He said at least 20 people lost their lives while standing at the long queues to get the free flour announced by the PM Shehbaz.