Nisar terms sit-ins a bad omen for democracy.


TAXILA -- Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday termed sit-ins of political parties to topple sitting governments a bad omen for democracy and democratic institutions.

Talking to newsmen, he said he was against such sit-ins and had opposed the PTI sit-in at that time and opposed the sit-in and Azadi March by Maulana Fazlur Rehman as well.

Chaudhry Nisar said the sit-in had set a new trend in politics, in which powerful groups, some with considerable militant power, laid siege to Islamabad which was a bad tradition.


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