Demands of people of Karak will be met: Imran

Earlier, leaders and activists from district Karak held a sit-in outside Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala


Web Desk March 17, 2015
PTI chief Imran Khan. PHOTO: TARIQ HASSAN

BANI GALA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan assured on Tuesday that all justified demands of the people of Karak district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's will be met, Express News reported.

Earlier, leaders and activists from district Karak held a sit-in outside Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala. The protesters said that they do not get access to basic necessities like water, electricity and gas.

Addressing the protesters, he said the efforts of Karak residents, fighting for their rights, are worth appreciating.

"I have instructed the Chief Minister to hold a meeting with four representatives from Karak on March 21, " he added.

The PTI chief also said that he will ensure that justice is served to all residents of the district.

Various civil society organisations, united under the umbrella of Khattak Ittehad (KI), had left Karak district on Monday (March 16) to present their demands before the PTI supremo.

Read: Khattak Ittehad to protest outside PTI chief’s house in Bani Gala

“Our rights have been usurped,” said KI President Mir Zaqim Khan. “The provincial government has left us with no option but to protest outside Bani Gala.”

He added, “If Imran Khan accepts our demands and assures action, we will garland him. If he refuses, we will stage a sit-in for an indefinite period.”

Mufti Rehman Taj, a PTI leader from Karak, also joined hands with KI and vowed to accompany the protesters. KI leaders also held a meeting and finalised their plans for the protest.

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