PTI sends mixed signals about resumption of long march.

LAHORE -- Confusion prevailed around the resumption of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) 'Haqeeqi Azadi' long march on Islamabad, as party Chairman Imran Khan's previously announced schedule of Nov 8 (Tuesday) was revised twice on Monday - first when party leader Fawad Chaudhry said the march would resume on Nov 9 and later when Senator Faisal Javed tweeted the new date was Nov 10, which was also announced from the PTI's official Twitter handle.

The day began with PTI senior leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi announcing at a news conference that the long march will resume on Nov 8 (today) at 1pm, as announced earlier by Mr Khan, from Wazirabad where the firing incident took place a week ago.

Responding to questions about the confusion surrounding the day the long march will resume, Mr Qureshi maintained: 'There is no confusion. I am announcing on Imran Khan's instructions that the long march will resume on Tuesday (today).'

At the outset, the former foreign minister said presidents and general secretaries of the party's regional organisations had decided to organise a large gathering in Wazirabad, where the assassination attempt on Mr Khan took place, on Tuesday (today) to send out a message to the elements trying to sabotage the protest march. The events would begin with prayers for the late Muazzam Gondal and expression of solidarity with the families of those injured in the shooting.

Qureshi says procession to begin on Tuesday as per Imran; Fawad revises date to Wednesday, Faisal Javed finally postpones it to Thursday

Meanwhile, Mr Qureshi's party colleague, Fawad Chaudhry, announced the long march would resume on Wednesday, which was soon superseded by Senator Faisal Javed that it would begin on Nov 10 at 2pm, which was also posted through the party's twitter account.

Flanked by PTI Punjab President Dr Yasmin Rashid, General Secretary Hammad Azhar and other leaders, Mr Qureshi chided the ruling coalition for calling the Wazirabad firing incident a 'drama', adding this was tantamount to rubbing salt on the wounds of the families of the victim and injured participants of the march.

Expressing lack of trust in the current justice system, he said, 'The PTI will eventually look for divine justice and public decision.'

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