Shiekh Rashid declares Islamabad power show as battle between forces of evil & good

Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Sunday vowed that maintenance of law and order would be ensured at all cost in the federal capital and no one would be allowed to take law into his hands.

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RAWALPINDI: Federal Interior Minister, Sheikh Rashid Ahmad here on Sunday said that a battle between forces of evil and good was being fought in the country.

Talking to newsmen before departure of a big rally from ‘Lal Haveli’, he said the people were showing full confidence on honest leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

He said massive rallies were arriving in the federal capital to express support with their leader.

Sheikh Rashid said that a large number of PTI workers and supporters have reached at the Parade Ground, whereas rallies from various cities are heading towards the federal capital.

He said, the corrupt politicians were trying to save the looted money. The opposition parties were trying to protect their corruption and looted amount. Sheikh Rashid said that today is a decisive day in Pakistan’s history and people, in huge numbers, are heading towards Islamabad all on their own. Nation is standing with the Prime Minister Imran Khan, he added.

Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Sunday vowed that maintenance of law and order would be ensured at all cost in the federal capital and no one would be allowed to take law into his hands.

Addressing a press conference here, the minister said permission was given to Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) for holding public gathering at H-9 on Saturday and show cause notice had already been issued to them for vacating the venue. Srinagar Highway would be kept opened on the directives of the Apex Court, he added.

He said stern action would be taken against those who found involved in blocking the roads besides registering First Information Reports against them.

The minister said permission was given to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz

(PML-N) for holding rally at H-9 on March 28.

He said holing rally was opposition’s constitutional right and their time had over now. He expressed the hope that Jamait-e-Ulema Islam (JUI-F) would avoid confrontation and vacate the venue as PML-N had already been allowed to hold public gathering there on March 28.

If someone tried to create hurdle, the administration would take action as per the directions of the court, he warned.

Taking jibes at Bilwal Bhutto for seeking Prime Minister resignation, he said the ‘Gang of Three’ would never succeed in their designs, adding, Imran Khan would emerge as victorious. The opposition did not know that Imran Khan would play till last ball, he asserted.

Sheikh Rashid said that the public have rejected the dirty politics of the opposition leaders.

A big rally led by Member National Assembly, Sheikh Rashid Shafique left Rawalpindi to attend today’s historical public gathering in Islamabad, which would be addressed by Prime Minister Imran Khan and other party leaders.

He informed that nearly 15,000 to 20,000 party workers from Rawalpindi city would reach Parade ground to attend the historic gathering.

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