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Imran Criticizes Nawaz Sharif’s ‘Non-democratic Mindset’

Islamabad (July 8, 2017):  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday criticized Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s for his what he said non-democratic mindset. 

In reaction to Prime Minister’s yesterday speech on occasion of inauguration of a power project, the PTI chief, in  multiple tweets, said that Nawaz Sharif’s non-democratic mindset revealed itself once again when he declared people wwould do his ehtesab! (Accountability).

He opined that this twisted logic was negation of democracy.

He added that people elected their representatives and expected them to be accountable before the law. Khan said that people did not expect those they elected to abuse the law with impunity.

The cricketer-turned-politicians said that Islamic and Western democratic traditions both uphold the norm of all being accountable and equal before law of the land.

“Nawaz Sharif whining about development being impeded because he was being investigated for corruption should know development is damaged because of corruption,” he added.



PTI chief said that development only happens when institutions were strong, government/leaders were clean and accountable before law of the land.

“Elections were a central pivot of democracy but so are rule of law and accountability, including of the elected representatives,” he added.

It is to be mentioned here that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had criticized his opponents especially PTI accusing it impeding development and progress.

He had also criticized the ongoing investigation from his family about it offshore holdings.

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