Cleric vows to continue sit-in till ouster of other corrupt elements

Jan 16, 2013, 07:19 IST | Agencies

Head of Tehrik-e-Minhajul Quran Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri (in pic) on Tuesday, welcoming the decision of Supreme Court to arrest Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, said he andhis followers would continue to the sit-in until tyranny, injustice, lawlessness and corruption are eliminated from the country.

He said that the march was an absolutely constitutional march, adding, “We want the constitution to be implemented in letter and its spirit. We want reforms in electoral system and change in the system. This is a peaceful and constitutional revolution.

” Welcoming the SC decision, which came halfway through his speech, he said his half speech had brought about half a revolution in the country while Wednesday’s speech would make it all. Delighted Tahir-ul-Qadri, asked thousands of people to celebrate the moment as the apex court ordered for the arrest of Ashraf in rental power case.

The emotional leader congratulated the whole nation over the Supreme Court’s decision and asked the gathering to bow before God and celebrate. He demanded the protesters to carry on their protest in central Islamabad for a second day, after the government ignored his ultimatum to dissolve Parliament immediately. “I want to ask you to stay until tomorrow. I'm going to stay,” Tahir-ul Qadri, shouted while addressing the crowd after converging on the heavily fortified capital overnight. 

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