‘Long March’: Qadri presents four demands for general elections


ISLAMABAD: The ‘Million-March’ of Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran leader Dr Tahirul Qadri with a protesters rallied for a third day in the largest political demonstration seen for years in the capital, calling on the government to quit after the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister.

Tahirul Qadri says PTI Imran Khan is a fellow seeker of change who was untainted by corruption & invited him to join the sit-in.

‘Punjab police registers FIR against Qadri and protestors’

Police have registered FIR against the Long march of Tahirul Qadri in the federal capital with tens of thousands of people.

Sources said that, The FIR was registered in the presence of Inspector Ayub Ahmed and has been sealed.

2.10pm

‘Fourth demand’

  • Immediate dissolution of all the four Assemblies.

1.56pm

‘Third demand’

  • Caretaker government must not be setup with muk-muka(deal) of two parties only.

1.40pm

‘Second demand’

  • Re-formation of Election commission of Pakistan.

1.30pm

Qadri invites Lawyers fraternity to join the long march. Applauding judiciary, he says He want election within 90 days but with reformation of election commission

1.10pm

‘First demand’

  • Electoral reforms before election but should be according to the law and constitution.
  • We demand Implementation of courts orders in latter and spirit.

12.57pm

“I never wanted to derail the democracy but want a fair electoral system’.

“If these corrupt leaders come back, Pakistan will not be saved, however we will not let Pakistan be destroyed”, he said.

Our demand: No representation without constitutional qualification.

12.40pm

Do not leave this ‘Maidan-e-Karabal’ until we get succeed. Our Constitution and Objectives Resolution clearly state: No law cannot be made against the principles of Quran and Sunna. We do not need any non-payer of tax in our parliament.

12.20pm

  • Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah did not make this country for the corrupt political leaders. He vowed to give rights to the poor.
  • This corrupt government will came to an end shortly.

12.00pm

Slamming the corrupt political leaders, Qadri said they are shameless people. Demanding PEMRA to reopen all the channels, he said Politicians are running away, Switching of cable channels is not democracy this is authoritarianism.

11.25am

As Qadri delivered a fiery speech to his supporters on Wednesday, berating “corrupt and incompetent” politicians for the country’s woes, he talked about the Supreme Court’s order to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and 16 others over graft allegations in power generation projects in 2010.

He denounced all allegations of a conspiracy in yesterday’s unexpected turn of events and criticized those who were suspecting the Supreme Court’s intentions.

He further said that those trying to link the Supreme Court’s orders with the sit-in, staged near Parliament House in Islamabad, and had evil intentions and that they should be ashamed of themselves.

For the previous updates click here: Qadri’s Long March