Infostani International: At a recent election rally in Batkhela, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari criticized the celebration of Imran Khan’s jail sentence, highlighting the PPP’s commitment to principled politics. Bilawal condemned divisive tactics, pledging to eradicate the politics of “hate and division.” He also discussed historical challenges faced by the PPP during elections and emphasized his party’s dedication to a positive political approach.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari Disapproves of Celebrations Over Imran Khan’s Sentence and Advocates for Positive Politics
On Wednesday, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari expressed disapproval of the “celebrations” surrounding the jail sentence of Imran Khan, the founder and former prime minister of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI).
Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari addressed an election rally in Batkhela, stating that his party does not engage in celebrating the misfortune of political opponents. He emphasized the PPP’s commitment to the principles of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, denouncing negative politics.
Highlighting his party’s stance, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari conveyed that if the people voted the PPP into power, they would strive to eliminate the politics of “hate and division.” He lamented the historical lack of a level playing field for the PPP in elections and cited instances such as the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007 and restrictions on election campaigns in 2013 and 2018.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari Advocates Unity, Condemns Divisive Politics, and Criticizes Arrests During PTI Government
Acknowledging the sacrifices made by the people of Malakand in defeating militants, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari expressed his party’s opposition to politics based on personal vendettas, as it negatively impacts the nation and the economy.
Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari criticized the political approaches of Imran Khan and Nawaz Sharif, accusing them of playing divisive politics. He warned against the repetition of such politics, asserting that it ultimately harms the people.
Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari Condemns Arrests, Criticizes Political Absence, and Pledges Reconciliation Initiatives
Addressing the arrests of opponents’ sisters and daughters during the PTI government, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari condemned such actions, deeming them against religious teachings, political norms, and local traditions. He questioned how long the people would tolerate such practices.
Referring to Nawaz Sharif’s aspirations for a fourth term as prime minister, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari noted the absence of Sharif in Malakand and criticized Maulana Fazlur Rehman, head of JUI-F, for not visiting the region despite leading a large party in the province.
Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari concluded by expressing his commitment to the people, promising to establish a truth and reconciliation commission if elected as prime minister, as he believed the nation needed reconciliation.