After an over-six week sit-in in the capital, it seems PTI Chairman Imran Khan has decided to make his dharna a mobile one. The first outof-Islamabad stop of the sit-in was Karachi where the party conducted a massive rally. A large number of PTI workers and supporters, including women and children carrying national and PTI flags and chanting slogans against the government, attended the meeting.
Addressing the rally, Imran Khan said he had come to Karachi to unite its people divided on ethnic lines. He asked the people to give him a pledge that they would not allow any VIP to close roads. Imran arrived in Karachi in a private plane from Islamabad and took a commercial flight back to Islamabad. His next dharna destination was Lahore.
not let him down," Shiv Sena said in an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana'.
The editorial said an entire community cannot be held responsible for the misdeeds of a handful of its members indulging in terrorism and also called upon Indian Muslims to sing 'Vande Mataram' in tandem with the rest of the country. It also demanded a ban on the veil (burqa) and a halt to the alleged anti-national teachings imparted in madrassas, as claimed by a Bharatiya Janata Party MP.