PTI fails to hold any protest in Islamabad.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has not held even a single protest in the federal capital since assassination attempt on party chairman Imran Khan on Nov 3 despite having three MNAs and party secretary general from Islamabad area.

The party's protests are confined to Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where it has been in power and has no fear of arrests by the police.

When contacted, PTI's deputy information secretary Amir Mughal, however, said it was a deliberate move not to hold protests in the federal capital as Nov 11 was the last date for submission of nomination papers for local bodies elections and the leadership did not want the workers to be arrested before that.

MNA Ali Nawaz Awan from Islamabad claimed the city was completely choked on the day when assassination attempt was made on the party chairman. Later, a strategy was devised to hold protests at the borders of the federal capital, he said.

Imran Khan was injured in a gun attack when the party's 'Haqeeqi Azadi' march had reached Wazirabad. A PTI supporter, identified as Muazzam Nawaz, had lost his life, while 14 party leaders and workers were injured. Mr Khan was then shifted to Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital in Lahore.

The party then decided to hold protests across the country. However, its protests were mostly held in Punjab and KP.

Last month, Imran Khan held a public meeting in Peshawar and then went to Lahore and did not return...

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