Byline: FARASAT LATIF - London
In last few days, weeks, a few significant developments took place! Long walk of Molana called off, Nawaz treatment, COAS meeting with PM and khan going on two day leave from work.
When nation is not taken into confidence, alarming silence on facts and figures, secret meetings behind closed doors, media playing business, people can only calculate what is going on behind the scenes. Most significant of all development is PM going on leave. The first sign of fatigue, defat in political arena by khan, expressed by his distance from 'happenings'! Khan seems to have learned, the hard way, that he is not in charge! The apparent reason is the meeting of the Chief of Army with PM.
Looks like khan was directly briefed about closed door negotiations with Molana which resulted in dharna being called off. Sadly the scenario depicts a certain date for elections agreed and khans resignation in the offing and he has accordingly been informed. He must understand by now, that what he could deliver by staying in opposition, he can not give while in the chair. Clearly chair belongs to the 'ruling elite' and he is merely a puppet in the hands of a sick, ugly, filthy, stinking system.
Khan, if he has any self respect left, must resign! This is the time when he can, still, win public opinion, revisit and gather lost momentum of his political theory of insaaf, which died the day he accepted the 'gifted chair'!
If I was khan, which I will never be, he should refer to the die hard supporters and seek a fresh mandate. Which he needs badly, get a clear strong majority and try and change the whole sick system. He must keep his cards close to his heart and surrender to the ever dirty...