ISLAMABAD: Dozens of women workers of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Monday took out a rally in the capital against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan, a day after his party protested outside Bilawal House in Karachi.
Participants of the rally, led by PPP Women’s Wing President Nargis Faiz, stageda protest demonstration outside National Press Club and burned an effigy of the PTI chairman.
The protesters raised slogans against the PTI and Imran Khan, and threatened to surround his residence in Islamabad if his party continued its protest outside Bilawal House.
They also warned Imran Khan to “desist from his evil ways, otherwise his residence will be surrounded and even his entry into Islamabad can be banned”.
Addressing the protest rally, Nargis Faiz mocked the PTI chairman as “Buzdil Khan” and warned him of “dire consequences if he fails to behave”.
The rally was attended by banner-wielding PPP women activists, including Shamim Ejaz, Gulzari Begum, Shaheen Akhtar, Suriya Zakir, Mussarat Rahmat, Abrar Malik, Akhtar Bibi and Farhat Rahmat.
Tensions griped Karachi on Sunday when PTI workers clashed with PPP supporters during a protest by former against closure of roads leading to Bilawal House, the private residence of former president Asif Ali Zardari.
According to reports, clashes erupted when baton-wielding PTI protesters attacked a group of PPP workers who had assembled outside Bilawal House to guard the property against a feared attack by activists of Imran Khan’s party.
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