RahimYarKhan: Former Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that we were in a state of war, during the Pakistan People’s Party tenure and the extension of army chief was according to the country’s situation, but now the authority is in the hands of incumbent government.

Talking to journalists on Monday at the Urs of his grandfather Makdoom alMalik Ghulam Meeran Shah in Rahim Yar Khan, he said that the PPP has always been accused of corruption and we are in court on corruption charges.

He further said that the present government is pursing previous government’s policies, adding that the operation in South Waziristan is being conducted under the policies of PPP’s government. Former prime minister said that they restored the 1973 constitution and strengthened all the institutions including Supreme Court.