PDM to continue anti-govt strategies after Eid: Fazl

Ijaz Kakakhel

Pakistan Democratic Movement chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Monday vowed to initiate a ‘people contact campaign’ and expressed the hope to get rid of PTI government soon.

He expressed these views during a media talks after Steering Committee meeting of the PDM, heldhere.

The PDM chief urged the PPP and the ANP to reconsider their decisions to resign from all posts of the alliance and leave it.

Flanked by PDM leaders, Fazlur Rehman said: “I urge them to reconsider the situation, and if they have committed a mistake, they should accept it as these are the tenets of democracy.”

Turning his guns towards the government, the PDM chief criticized the centre for not purchasing enough coronavirus vaccines.

“For a population the size of Pakistan, how effective will one million doses of the vaccines be?” he asked.

The PDM chief said keeping the prevalent situation in mind, it was crucial to oust the incumbent government and hold free and fair elections.

Fazl added some things had slowed down due to the holy month of Ramadan, but the PDM was still intact.

The presser came after the Opposition alliance met to deliberate over its anti-government strategy, but the PPP and ANP were not invited to the steering committee meeting.

During the meeting they had discussed the anti-government movement, long march and resignations from the assemblies planned after Eidul Fitr.

The PDM had decided in principle that it would not invite the parties to the meeting of leaders of its component parties after they announced to quit the alliance following show-cause notices.

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