Rawalpindi (March 18, 2018): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Nawaz Sharif could be a conspirator but not a revolutionist.
While addressing a public rally in Kotli Sattian, Bilawal questioned on Sunday former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s slogan of ‘respecting the vote’.
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The PPP chairman recalled the relationship of the tehsil with the party. “Nawaz thinks democracy linked to him only,” he said, terming the former prime minister Gen (retd) Ziaul Haq’s “opening batsmen”.
In an apparent jibe at Nawaz’s daughter Maryam, Bilawal said: “look now, we have stopped you”.Referring to Nawaz’s recent tirade against the opposition parties, Bilawal said the PML-N leader, and not the PPP leader, is the biggest wound up toy, whose key is broken at present.
The PPP chief also questioned the democratic credentials of Nawaz, reminding him of his role in various incidents, including anti-PPP moves in the past such as supporting former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s ouster by the Supreme Court.
Talking about Nawaz’s post-disqualification slogan of ‘respect the vote’, Bilawal said he who failed to respect Parliament during his tenure as prime minister now seeks respect for the vote.The PPP leader also criticised the federal government’s plans to privatise state-run Pakistan Turning his guns towards the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Bilawal criticised the provincial government’s plan to build a metro bus in Peshawar after criticising similar projects by the Punjab government.
Imran has introduced the terms ‘good corrupt’ and ‘bad corrupt’ in our politics, said Bilawal, referring to the PTI chairman.
The PPP leader claimed all of the PTI’s promises of ‘change’, its election slogan five years ago, could not materialise and turned out to be hollow promises.