On the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) jalsa in Karachi on Sunday, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif blamed “just a few hundred thousand” of hijacking the nation’s democratic system. Sharif was addressing the PDM jalsa from London through video hyperlink.
Nawaz vowed he wouldn’t keep silent anymore.
Reciting just a few traces from the milli naghma (nationwide music) ‘Yeh watan tumhara hai’, Nawaz Sharif modified just a few traces to: “Yeh watan tumhara hai, hum hain khawamkhah iss mein [This country is yours and we are living in it for no reason].”
“Ai chand lakh brand, yeh watan tumhara hai, baaqi 21 crore hain khawamkhah iss mein [Dear few lakh people, this country is yours, the rest of the 21 crore people are living here for no reason],” additional added Nawaz.
“Just a few generals and elite of the society have made this democratic system a hostage. We remained silent when the elected prime minister was thrown out. We stayed silent when votes have been snatched and blue-eyed individuals have been imposed over the nation to rule. We stayed silent when sincere and God-fearing judges have been implicated in false instances,” stated Nawaz.
The PML-N chief stated, “We stayed silent when the RTS [results transmission system] collapsed [in 2018 elections] and we stayed silent when the nation’s poor section of society was disadvantaged of meals. Now you must resolve that whether or not you wish to stand with those that are struggling and scared or with those that increase their voice towards injustice.”