‘Victim Card’ Can Be Narrative of Any Political Party, Level-Playing Field Alleges PM

Rejecting ‘slow poison’ claim, Caretaker PM Kakkar says PTI chairman “safe in jail”

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakkar speaks to anchors and journalists at a meeting held at the PM House in Islamabad on August 31, 2023.  - PID
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakkar speaks to anchors and journalists at a meeting held at the PM House in Islamabad on August 31, 2023. – PID
  • “Did we imprison the former Prime Minister [Khan], Asks the PM.
  • He said think 10 times before blaming the government.
  • He says that no one has personal enmity with the PTI Chairman.

Responding to the recent allegations leveled on the caretakers by the two mainstream parties – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), interim Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakkar has said that there should be a “victim card”. Could. The narrative of any political party”.

The acting Prime Minister made this comment during a special interview geo news The program ‘Jirga’, which will be telecast tonight at 10:05 pm.

As the general elections are approaching, the Imran Khan-led PTI and the Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari-led PPP have been repeatedly complaining that they are being denied a level playing field ahead of the elections and efforts are being made Are. The way has been cleared for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to return to power. He also accused the caretaker government of giving “preferential treatment” to the PML-N.

Bilawal had complained that his party never got a level playing field. The party has consistently raised concerns about the lack of equal opportunities to prove itself before the elections.

On the other hand, amidst reports of Imran Khan being in a minus in the elections, PTI had also accused the interim government of not giving them a level playing field. The PTI chairman is behind bars in Adiala jail and the party leadership claims that he is not even allowed to contest elections.

To clarify the situation, the country’s acting chief executive said: “Conducting elections as soon as possible is our top priority.” He said that the interim government wants the people to exercise their democratic rights to elect their representatives in the upcoming elections to be held on February 8 next year.

“We want to delegate responsibilities [upcoming] Elected government.”

Responding to a question about the allegations made by the two mainstream parties against his government, the Prime Minister asked: “What have we done?” [a negative] Giving the impression that we are biased [attitude against] Any political party?” He further said, ”Have we put the former Prime Minister in jail? [Imran Khan],

He further clarified that the ousted prime minister – who was removed from office through a no-confidence motion in April last year – was arrested before the caretaker setup.

The PTI chief was arrested from his Zaman Park residence in Lahore on August 5, soon after his conviction in the Toshakhana case.

However, former senator and Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leader Kakar was sworn in as the eighth acting Prime Minister of Pakistan on 14 August.

The Prime Minister said that Khan was legally arrested and was facing charges in court. “It would be fair if we acquitted him [Khan] of all charges through a royal decree.

The acting Prime Minister said that they cannot do this legally.

“Think 10 times before making allegations,” he said.

He also said, “PTI chairman is safe in jail.” He also said that it is his legal responsibility to ensure the safety of the jailed former Prime Minister. Rejecting social reports claiming threat to his life, he said, “No one has any personal enmity with the PTI chairman.”

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