Qadri announces anti-government protest on August 6

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) chief Dr Allama Tahoir-ul-Qadri on Sunday announced anti-government protests on August 6. 
According to details, Qadri said that his party had decided via a consensus to hold anti-government protests on August 6 and also conduct a symbolic sit-in protest or dharna.
"We will carry out protests against the corrupt characters named in the Panama leaks," he said. "This will be a united movement and not just a movement launched by the Pakistan Awami Tehrik," he said.
Qadri also disclosed that his party members had held consultations only regarding the first phase of the protest movement. There would be a second phase to the protest as well as a third phase, he said. 
"The protest will be carried out till those named in the Panama leaks get what they deserve," he said. "We have demanded that the inquiry regarding Panama leaks should begin from the Prime Minister and his family," he added. 
Qadri announced that during the first phase of his protest movement, protests would be carried out in Karachi, Lahore, Chiniot and Faisalabad. 
"The last sit-in protest will be held in Islamabad on August 30," he said.


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