LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will display its political power in the Punjab capital today in shape of a rally from Shahdara to Punjab Assembly titled Ehtesab march, along with allies, including Chaudhrys of Pakistan Muslim League-Q Dr Tahirul Qadri of Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Pakistan Peoples Party, while Jamaat-e-Islami has also supported the PTI rally.
The slogan of Ehtesab march would be the demand of holding the ruling PML-N accountable for their alleged assets revealed in Panama Leaks, in the city believed to be the stronghold of the PML-N.
Head of PTI rally’s organising committee, Ijaz Chaudhry told reporters on Friday that all preparations had been completed to launch a massive show of force against the rulers. He claimed that Pakistan Muslim League-Q president Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Punjab president Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, JI ameer Sirajul Haq, PPP secretary general Latif Khosa, Manzoor Wattoo and Pakistan Awami Tehreek Punjab president Basharat Jaspal would participate in the rally besides other senior political leaders of Opposition parties.
The large gathering of Opposition leaders would speak to the rally from the container of Imran Khan on Saturday night, he said, adding that the show would be matching historic public meeting of Imran Khan in 2011. Earlier, Ijaz Chaudhry and other senior party leaders, including Chaudhry Sarwar and Aleem Khan reviewed the final arrangements of Lahore rally in separate party meetings. PTI secretary general Jahangir Tareen while talking to media on Thursday, alleged that government was blocking the route of the rally and harassing the transporters to prevent them from providing vehicles to the intending participants of PTI rally.