PESHAWAR - Pakistan Muslims League Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Marvi Memon said on Saturday that instead of protesting against a democratic set-up, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) government and leadership should have helped rain-affected families of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Marvi Memon visited the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) to inquire after the health of the victims of rain-related incidents. During her visit to the hospital, she said that she visited the victims on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's directive.

She said that the federal government would not leave people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa alone at the hour of need. "We, the federal government, is stand by you in this hard times," he told the relatives of victims.

On this occasion, she on behalf of the government announced Rs0.1 million for families of each deceased while Rs50,000 for each injured.

She said that she was greatly disappointed to see that PTI provincial government in the province was not fulfilling its responsibilities. When asked about the PTI Azadi March, Marvi Memon said that the PTI long march has badly failed.

"Instead of participating and protesting against a democratic set-up, the PTI provincial government and leadership should have helped the rain's victims and their families," she said, adding the PTI has no right to derail democracy.

She alleged that PTI Chief Imran Khan left the workers on roads and went to his luxurious bungalow for rest. She said that Imran Khan had ignored a constitutional way to address his grievances, including an offer by Sharif to set up a judicial commission to investigate the rigging allegations.

"Imran Khan's efforts are undemocratic and unconstitutional," she said and added that the PTI would come to sit together with the government at last. She said that staging sit-ins and protests had now become a habit of the PTI.