K-P supporters conduct sit-in outside Parliament House

The protest outside the Parliament House is for the “rights of the province’s people”


Web Desk May 12, 2015
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ISLAMABAD: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak with scores of his supporters gathered in front of the Parliament House in Islamabad on Tuesday to protest against prolonged power cuts changes to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and to demand the massive dues owed by the Centre to K-P, Express News reported. 

Minister for Information Mushtaq Ghani said on Monday that the protest outside the Parliament House on Tuesday would be for the “rights of the province’s people”.

Read: All but two: JUI-F, PML-N want no part in Islamabad protest

Security arrangements were made prior to the arrival of the supporters and many of the routes around the Parliament House were cordoned off.

"We are united in fighting for our rights," Khattak said while addressing media.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam decided not to take part in the provincial government’s demonstration in front of the Parliament House in Islamabad.

COMMENTS (4)

KP & pti? | 6 years ago | Reply Initially there was alot of expectation from IK and TPI. That it will be honest in KP matters and will establish the true picture of Naya Pakistan. But unfortunately it was just the wrong expectation. Now after years in Government the IK and PTI is busy in dirty-politics as usual.It is not serious and unable in managing a single province (KP). So how it would run the whole country. In the power crisis and theft the main responsibility goes to KP Govt. Simple is that PTI is fail in KP and it has no future ahead. The highest corruption, mismanagement, un competency, power politics, power theft and just waiting time.
Volunteer for KP | 6 years ago | Reply When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. Thumb up for KP
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