Protests to get justice, not for power: Imran
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Friday rubbished rumours that his stageins were being held to bring martial law into the country.
"My lifelong struggle cannot be reduced to bringing martial law in the country. My struggle is only to bring true democracy in the country," said Imran.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, he said his party had been protesting in the federal capital for the past 106 days to hold those responsible for rigging elections, not to replace Nawaz Sharif as the prime minister of Pakistan.
Imran said electoral reforms won't do any good until those who rigged the 2013 polls are brought to the book.
"… If we want to move ahead and correct the country's electoral process, we will have to hold those who rigged the polls, accountable," he said.
The PTI chief said the Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) got 6.8 million votes in the 2008 elections when the All Parties Democratic Alliance did not take part in the polls, but this number doubled in 2013, taking the vote count to 15 million.
"This was because the polls were rigged on a large scale," he said.
Imran said if justice isn't served in this regard, the next elections won't be a popularity contest between parties but a
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