Addressing a large gathering of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and his supporters, Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmad warned that a rigged election would lead to a civil disobedience.
The rally, organised on the eve of Independence Day, marked political alliance between the two parties. Imran Khan, in his remarks said that by next year, on 14 August, a new and prosperous Pakistan would emerge.
He emphasised that the people of Waziristan were citizens of Pakistan like everyone else. He said his party would lead the solidarity march to Waziristan to expose the excesses committed by the incumbent government.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 14th, 2012.