Will be first to challenge a martial law: Javed Hashmi

LAHORE: President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Makhdoom Javed Hashmi Monday said that he had ‘defeated’ several martial laws in the past and if another one becomes country’s fate he would be the first to take a bullet.

Talking to newsmen, Javed Hashmi said that the nation was sinking in storm while the rulers have selfishly boarded a boat to save their own lives, adding it would be better if this boat takes them all down.

“Independence Day is approaching and it is our resolve to fly high the flags of both Pakistan and democracy,” he said.

He condemned Lahore’s Model Town tragedy in which 14 civilians were killed.

Javed Hashmi lamented that despite repeated demands of PTI to introduce electoral reforms, the government has, till this day, failed to take any action in this regard.