Islamabad: Imran Khan’s supporters and workers of his Tehreek Insaf Party have been protesting for several days against the arrest and action against the former Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Imran Khan, now today against some relief Imran Khan got from the Supreme Court. Leaders of Pakistan’s ruling coalition parties and supporters of this coalition sat on dharna outside the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Leaders of Pakistan’s main ruling parties Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazal today protested the relief measures by the Supreme Court, which granted Imran Khan bail and protected him from arrest for some time. (JUI-F) leaders today sat on dharna in front of the Supreme Court building. Leaders including PML-N leader and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz and Jamiat Ulama-e-Pakistan chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman sat on the dharna.
PPP leader and Foreign Minister of Pakistan Bilawal Bhutto was also supposed to sit on the dharna but was advised not to do so by the party and instead a leader of the party Nisar Khoro sat on the dharna. Pakistan’s ruling coalition PDP has 13 parties and is headed by Maulana Fazlur Rehman. Maulana said that there will be a protest against Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Bandiyal for granting concessions to Khan. Initially it was believed that there would be only protests but later a dharna was also announced.
Meanwhile, PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif today demanded that Chief Justice Umar Bandial resign. Maryam alleged that the Chief Justice has created chaos and crisis in Pakistan. Addressing the people gathered outside the Supreme Court, the daughter of PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif accused the Supreme Court of imposing judicial martial law in the country.