QUETTA: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Sunday held its power show in Quetta’s Ayub Stadium despite security threats issued by the NACTA.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressed the rally through video call as he is currently busy in election campaign in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Bilawal said the nation wanted to gain freedom from poverty, unemployment and non-democratic government. He said Balochistan was also deprived of rights. He said his father through 18th Amendment granted Balochistan and other provinces an autonomy and restored democracy.
Pakistan Muslim League-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz said that no longer husbands, brothers and fathers would go missing in Balochistan. Time had come to change the fate of Pakistan, she said.
She appreciated the Supreme Court judgment which declared case against Justice Faez Isa based on mala fide intentions.
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said that the enthusiasm of the participants of the PDM rallies in Gujranwala, Karachi and Quetta shows that no one will ever be able to violate respect of vote again.
He said the manner in which privacy of his son in law Safdar Awan and daughter Maryam Nawaz was violated in the wee hours to arrest Sadar established that there was state above the state.
Nawaz Sharif said that the PDM had risen against the unconstitutional power which had made Pakistan hollow.
Pointing towards his Gujranwala speech, he said he mentioned names of individual officers because he did not want to defame army of the country.