The decision to launch the series of protests against inflation was taken in a session chaired by PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif today. The opposition party decided to take immediate steps to protect the rights of the nationals.
The political party finalised the programme to begin its countrywide protests including rallies, public gatherings and street demonstrations from October 20.The central leadership has given protest calls to the party leaders in the provinces and districts. It has been decided that PML-N will hold its first protest demonstration in Rawalpindi.
Yesterday, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman had announced that Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will launch nationwide protests against rising inflation from October 20.
The PDM head announced this while talking to the media in Islamabad.
“Issues such as inflation, electoral reforms, the use of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), NAB (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 were discussed in today’s meeting,” he said, adding that PDM huddle rejected the NAB ordinance and use of EVMs in next general elections.