Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) protest changed in to peaceful celebration, on Tuesday said its November 2 lockdown will instead be marked as a day of thanksgiving in Islamabad
During his address in Bani Gala, PTI chief Imran Khan told party workers to reach Parade Ground tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2 PM. Imran Khan has called workers to Parade Ground to celebrate a day of thanks. “We will gather one million people in Parade Ground tomorrow.”
The PTI chief praised the Supreme Court for summoning a reply from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on November 3.
“I am glad the Supreme Court has directed the prime minister to present himself for accountability,” Khan said.
The PTI chief paid tribute to party workers, especially Pervaiz Khattak and his team.
Moments after the PTI changed its course, the government announced that it has ordered the capital administration to remove all containers and barricades in the city.
Police started removing their barricades from different routes and entry points. They also started releasing PTI workers from private houses kept in different sectors,
PTI officials claim that 383 workers were put behind bars, including more than 100 students. As per police record, around 20 cases are registered against these workers in different police stations of the capital city.
They will be released soon, an interior ministry official said. He added that Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar will address a press conference in the evening and will announce the withdrawal and release of all cases and workers.