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Imran Khan calls Nawaz Sharif's roadshow 'Corruption Bachao' rally

Sharif embarked on a roadshow from Islamabad to Lahore in a show of strength of general elections

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Supporters of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif dance during a rally in Islamabad | Photo: PTI

Pakistan's Opposition leader Imran Khan on Thursday took a dig at former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's defiant roadshow from to Lahore, terming it a "Bachao" rally.

Sharif, 67, embarked on a roadshow from to his ruling party's stronghold yesterday in a show of strength ahead of the crucial general elections next year.

The roadshow via the iconic Grand Trunk Road, which links a large part of from to Afghanistan, came despite security threats and drew thousands of Sharif supporters on their way to the provincial capital of

"My advice to on his Bachao rally: You can blame the umpires, the pitch, the weather, some of your players.

First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 20:16 IST