Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has resumed the long march exactly one week after the attack on the long march container.
PTI Secretary General Asad Umar has said that Imran could not be brought down politically despite regime change, by-elections of choice and cases against him. He said that all efforts of Imran Khan’s opponents have failed.
Addressing the PTI’s long march in Wazirabad he paid tribute to the bravery of PTI Wazirabad’s leader Ahmad Chattha and his family for still standing despite the firing incident.
Asad Umar also said that cowards had attacked Imran but still people were bravely standing. He asked that if the people were not afraid then how Imran could come under fear. He said that Imran was not the target but the braver nation was the target and the purpose was to spread fear among PTI supporters.
He said that nobody could kill unless the time has come as the opponents have tried but the decision of life and death is not in hands of people but Allah.
PTI’s Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that he wants to pay tribute and grief to the family of Moazzam Gondal.
Addressing the participants of the long march he said that effort was made to remove Imran earlier efforts have been made to make Imran alone. He said that we could stand behind bulletproof but we are standing in the front.
Qureshi further said that people have again proven that they stand with PTI and Imran. He said that PTI has not backed and neither have they been made afraid.
Earlier PTI leader Hammad Azhar also addressed the participants of the long march. Senior PTI leadership including Asad Umar, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Azam Swati, Hammad Azhar, Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed and others were also present on the container.
A bullet-proof dice along with a bullet-proof container was used for the long march as directed by the Punjab government on basis of security measures.
PTI resumed the march one week after there was the incident of firing in Wazirabad. One PTI worker Moazzam Gondal died while 13 including Imran Khan and PTI leaders were injured.