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PTI Islamabad Jalsa: Imran Khan announces countrywide shutter down on Dec 16

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PTI Islamabad Jalsa Live: Imran Khan set to unveil ‘plan C’

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) held a massive public gathering in Islamabad on Saturday, as a part of its efforts to pressurize the federal government to initiate investigation into alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections.

Imran Khan-led PTI has already been staging a sit-in in the federal capital since mid-August as well as holding rallies across the country in protest against the alleged rigging in 2013 general elections.

Thousands of PTI workers arrived at the Jalsa venue in Islamabad from across the country to attend the public gathering.

In a statement, the PTI leader Ejaz Chaudhry alleged that the PTI workers were being arrested and transport terminals were closed as the government was trying to sabotage today’s Jalsa.

The party workers and supporters arriving from far and wide faced some difficulty in reaching the venue due to the ongoing Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) countrywide strike against the killing of its Secretary General Sindh Dr Khalid Mahmood Soomro.

Live Update:    

9:12 pm: Imran Khan has announced countrywide shutter down on December 16

9:12 pm: Imran Khan has announced to give a shutter down call to Lahore on December 4, Faisalabad on December 8 and Karachi on December 12.

8:42 pm: Imran Khan begins his address at PTI Jalsa in Islamabad

7:00 pm: PTI Jalsa begins, Imran Khan is also stage.

On Saturday, the PTI Chairman Imran said while talking to party supporters at D-Chowk, that he would unveil ‘plan C’ on Sunday’s public meeting, claiming that it would make it very difficult for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government to manage its affairs.

Imran Khan said that ‘plan A’ was the sit-in outside parliament, ‘plan B’ was the series of countrywide rallies, and on Sunday he would present ‘plan C’.

“In case plan C doesn’t work, I’ll bring plan D,” Imran said, adding that the party’s sit-in on D-Chowk would continue until “justice is done”.

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