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PPP set to hold protests against rising inflation today

KARACHI: 29, OCTOBER, 2021: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will hold protests against the growing inflation and unemployment in the country today (Friday).
The party will organise protests at the district level after Friday prayers on the call of the PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari.
Central and provincial leadership will also participate in the protests.
Central Information Secretary Shazia Atta Marri stated earlier, that "The people would participate across the country in the anti-government protest on the instructions of PPP’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and make it a historic demonstration."
She further said "Poor people of the country are suffering because of the worst inflation, unemployment and economic woes but the incompetent government of PTI has failed to provide any relief to the people."
On the other hand, addressing a gathering in Larkana, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardadri said a historic protest would be staged against inflation, unemployment and injustice in every district of Pakistan on Friday. The party will organise protests at the district level after Friday prayers on the call of the PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari
The party will organise protests at the district level after Friday prayers on the call of the PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, who himself is expected to participate in the protest rally in Larkana.
Earlier, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman earlier announced that within the next two weeks, the Opposition will hold countrywide protests against the growing inflation.
"As soon as we are done with the celebrations of the Eid Milad un Nabi (SAW), we will start a full-fledged campaign against inflation," he said while speaking to the media after holding an information meeting with party members in Islamabad.
The PDM head requested the public to take to the streets against rising inflation, unemployment.
"We appeal to the entire nation to fully participate in the protests and rallies," he said while giving details of how the government incurred debts and increased inflation in the country. (04)

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