Dharna politics detrimental to democracy, political harmony.


PESHAWAR -- Pakistan Tahrik e Insaf (PTI) Information Secretary for National Assembly Constituency (NA) 23 Shabqadar Charsadda district, Majeed Khan and local stalwart Naoroz Khan said on Tuesday that Dharna (sit in) politics was detrimental to democracy and political harmony and called for discouraging this practice for quick resolution of people's problems and strengthening of democratic institutions in the country.

In a press statement issued here, the PTI leaders said there was no justification of JUI-F Dharna in the prevailing geo-political situation as such agitation practices were harmful for democracy and political harmony in the country.

They said if the trend of overthrowing an elected government or taking resignation from the Prime Minister through Dharna politics was set today than no Govt or Prime Minister would fulfill their constitutional term and resultantly democracy would suffer.

They said constitution has provided a comprehensive mechanism regarding de-seating of a Prime Minister through vote of no confidence procedure and if opposition has any grievances...

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