KARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi leaders have stepped up their preparations for the party’s long march to Islamabad.
They warned the railway authorities of halting railway services in Sindh if not provided with train for Azadi March participation. PTI Karachi division leaders Subhan Ali Sahil, Sarwar Rajput and Raja Azhar Khan in their joint statement here on Saturday said the party had finalised caravans’ departure to participate in the party’s Azadi March on August 14 in Islamabad. In this regard, the party had applied to railway administration on July 26 to provide the train. They accused the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) federal government and Federal Railways Minister Saad Rafique seem feared and confused over people’s vigorous excitement to participate in the Azadi March as they might have halted the delivery of the train.
The railways authorities were not responding positively in this regard.
They said the party leaders had met the railways officials at the Karachi city railway station and submitted a request to the railway authorities for running a special train for the party workers.
PTI leaders warned the railways authorities that PTI workers will not allow any train to leave Karachi to any part of the country if a train for PTI participants will not run for the long march till August 12.
They added the PTI workers are ready to participate in the Azadi March on the call of their leader Imran Khan.