I understand the pain of the people of Balochistan because my family and the Baloch people have passed through such tragedies: Chairman PPP
QUETTA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto has said that if his demands were not accepted, he would campaign for early elections in the country and start a long march against corruption.
Talking to media in Quetta on Sunday, the PPP chairman announced to hold a big public meeting at the border of Southern Punjab and Sindh.
Bilawal Bhutto, who visited Civil Hospital to inquire about the health of those injured in the police training college, said he understands the pain of people of Balochistan because his family and the Baloch people have passed through such tragedies.Civil Hospital to inquire about the health of those injured in the police training college, said he understands the pain of people of Balochistan because his family and the Baloch people have passed through such tragedies.
The PPP chairman was in tears as he visited victims of the Quetta police academy attack at Civil Hospital. Over 60 people were killed last week when three heavily-armed militants wearing suicide vests stormed the police academy.
Bilawal recounted how “BB came here to Balochistan for election campaign despite being warned about security risks”.
“My family and the people of Balochistan share the same pain,” he said. “I am no ordinary politician. I am the son of BB. I am a victim of this terrorism.”
He said despite judicial murder of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and the death of his two uncles and assassination of his mother Benazir Bhutto, they raised slogan of “Pakistan Khappay”.
“I met people inside. Ten are injured and recovering. They said their treatment is underway. But that they can get better treatment in Karachi. In my personal capacity I will see that they get help from the Sindh government.”
When asked about the protest being launched by Imran Khan, Bilawal said that the present situation is beneficial for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as he wants Imran Khan to continue his plan and the Panama Leaks is put at the back burner. He said if his four demands were not accepted, he would announce next course of action on December 27.
Speaking about the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Bilawal said, “Imran Khan’s problem and habit is… he is a puppet and the strings are in someone else’s hands.”
“Unfortunately, he is not the professional and legend that he used to be. Without support, without the umpire’s signal, he cannot start a movement.”legend that he used to be. Without support, without the umpire’s signal, he cannot start a movement.”
The PPP chairman said it was his first visit to Balochistan and pointed out that his security personnel were asking him to leave the venue. He said the country needed consensus against terrorists who have been killing people in Balochsitan, Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochsitan.