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Pakistan Opposition parties start protests to oust Imran Khan govt

Nine major Opposition parties formed a joint platform called the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) last month to begin a nationwide agitation against the government

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

Supporters of Pakistan’s Opposition parties were converging on a stadium in the city of Gujwanwala on Friday to begin a countrywide protest campaign to oust Prime Minister Imran Khan, who they accuse of being installed by the military in a rigged 2018 election.

Nine major Opposition parties formed a joint platform called the Democratic Movement (PDM) last month to begin a nationwide agitation against the government. Khan said he wasn’t afraid of the Opposition’s campaign.

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First Published: Sat, October 17 2020. 01:27 IST
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