Imran Khan wants to form bloc against PPP

Published: January 11, 2011
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman suggests political parties opposing PPP should unite against it.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman suggests political parties opposing PPP should unite against it.

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan suggested that the political parties opposing Pakistan Peoples Party should expand their circle and unite against the ruling party.

He met legislators and politicians at former MNA Mujib Pirzada’s house in Karachi on Sunday. After the meeting, Khan said he wishes to form a coalition in Sindh. “The situation in Quaid’s city and all over the country has deteriorated,” he said.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 11th, 2011.

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  • Anees Razzak
    Jan 11, 2011 - 11:08AM

    The momentum is slowly building. PTI is on the rise and is building a base in karachi – which is crucial. I think Imran Khan will join a coalition only if he is leader though. The All Pakistan Muslim League joining hands with PTI against PPP and PML-N.
    MQM would also join hands if Altaf agreed upon ceasing the violence in Karachi – very unlikely. Although they have similar agendas – MQM is not serious about implementing it.

    Imran Khan remains pakistan last hope for revival.Recommend

  • Jawad Falak
    Jan 11, 2011 - 8:27PM

    Only Imran Khan and the Tehreek e Insaf remain as Pakistan’s last hopeRecommend

  • paki
    Jan 12, 2011 - 6:47AM

    Please all Pakistani citizens go to the polls and vote for PTI, no matter which candidate there is Imran khan hand picks his candidates. Just give PTI a chance, Nawaz and PPP need to go. MQM is good but too violent, PTI wants to fix the justice system and corruption and thats all you need. MQM supporters, vote PTI they are more just than MQM and you will have a better future under PTI than MQMRecommend

  • yaz
    Jan 12, 2011 - 2:24PM

    MQM without Altaf should be acceptable to Imran Khan. But may be this is asking for too much from MQM. IK is definitely the last hope for Pakistan.Recommend

  • khan
    Jan 12, 2011 - 3:46PM

    lets hope for Pakistan
    Lets vote for Imran KhanRecommend

  • zubair ahsan farooqi
    Jan 13, 2011 - 1:56AM

    I foresee a formidable political alliance under the leadership of Imran Khan which might include smaller nationalist parties from Sind and Balochistan giving a touch fight to THE big boys like PPP and PMLN. In Lahore and other Urban Centres of Punjab PTI will definitely spring up huge electoral surprises and is like to sweep the elections in KPK. In Balochistan and Sind the party is weak but by making alliances with smaller parties can take 4-6 seats. In Punjab I would be hugely disappointed if PTI gets any thing less than 30 seats since around 70 to 80% youth is with Imran Khan and if the party succeeds in creating wave among youth and mobilize this largest segment of our society, no one could stop the march of PTI.Recommend

  • Syed
    Jan 15, 2011 - 4:40AM

    Imran Khan should first take control of a City or Provincial Assembly then focus on National Assembly Recommend

  • maitre
    Jan 15, 2011 - 6:34PM

    Well said but would the present corrupt bunch of Prime Minister and President and other big political wigs allow the elections to be fair and transparent?Recommend

  • Hope
    Jan 23, 2011 - 7:57PM

    PPP and Muslim league, MQM ….your are expired. we will bring you down. Vote For Imran.”Pakistani Youth”Recommend

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