PDM Lahore Jalsa: Opposition Alliance to stage power show despite terror threat

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

13th Dec, 2020. 09:48 am
PDM Lahore Jalsa

Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), while defying the warnings of terror threat issued by Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) will be staging anti-government protest at Minar e Pakistan in Lahore today.

According to the details, the LEAs have been placed at the highest alert in Punjab province in general and in the capital city of Lahore in particular in the wake of fresh terror threats issued by the National Counter-Terrorism Authority (NACTA) for the PDM Lahore Jalsa.

The letter conveyed to PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Khwaja Saad Rafique, Ayaz Sadiq and Rana Sanaullah by Lahore police shed light on the plans hatched by the terrorists against the PDM gathering.

Preparations completed

The anti-Govt alliance is insistent on holding a rally in Lahore today despite the provincial government denying permission for a public gathering citing the rise in COVID-19 infections and despite the threat alert.

A stage is set up on the steps of Minar-e-Pakistan while chairs are being set up on the ground at the forefront. Generators have been hooked up and light installed for the rally beside the all-important sound system.

PDM Long march plan

Pakistan Democratic Movement has also finalized its schedule for a long march towards the federal capital. Sources said that Pakistan Democratic Movement leaders and workers will enter the federal capital on January 25, 2021.

JUI-F and PDM chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman will leave for Islamabad march from Sukkur, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari would lead a caravan of the party workers from Karachi, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President will lead a rally from Lahore, BNP-Mengal Chief Akhtar will lead rally from Quetta while ANP’s Aimal Wali Khan would lead participants from Peshawar.

PDM will hold a public rally in:

Larkana on December 27

Quetta on December 21

Mardan on Dec 23

Bahawalpur on Dec 26

Sargodha on Dec 28

Khuzdar on January 2

January 4 in Karachi

Gujranwala on January 9.

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