PDM to review protest strategy against growing inflation, EVMs today


ISLAMABAD: 15, NOVEMBER, 2021: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) heads will meet today (Monday) to review a protest strategy against government's measures and growing inflation.
On November 11, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman had summoned the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) meeting on November 15 (Monday).
According to sources, the PDM meeting will take place at 3:00pm during which a protest strategy against the growing inflation and issues of electronic vote machines (EVMs) and PDM's stance over awarding voting rights to overseas Pakistanis, NAB ordinance, electoral reforms and other issues will be reviewed.
According to PDM spokesperson Maulana Hafiz Hamdullah, PDM head Maulana Fazlur Rehman, will chair the session on a video link from Islamabad.
Nawaz Sharif, Shahbaz Sharif, Sardar Akhtar Mengal, Mehmood Khan Achakzai, Aftab Sherpao, Dr. Abdul Malik, Prof. Sajid Mir, Shah Awais Noorani will participate in the session via video link.
Leaders of all parties in the PDM will attend the meeting through video link, Hafiz Hamdullah.
On November 6, the PDM, a multi-party opposition alliance has planned to hold protests across the country as well as a long march towards Islamabad against the rising inflation and PTI government's anti-people measures.
As per the statement issued by PML-N leader and the alliance's secretary general Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, after it was decided in a virtual meeting of the anti-govt movement that protest rallies would be held in all provincial capitals.
Former PM Khaqan Abbasi said "A protest will be held in Karachi on November 13, followed by one in Quetta on November 17 and in Peshawar on November 20." "The last rally would be taken out in Lahore, from where protesters would march towards the federal capital," he added.
"This movement will end only after sending [Prime Minister] Imran Khan packing," the statement reads. "This is a movement to rid [the country] of Imran Khan," it added. (04)

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