Minhaj-ul-Quran International  
 
Home   |   Overseas   |   Welfare   |   Youth   |   MSM   |   Sisters   |   Interfaith   |   Itikaf   |   Durood   |   eLearning   |   alQuran   |   Books   |   Lectures   |   Mags   |   Sales   |   اردو   |   العربیۃ
Find us on Facebook Find us on Twitter Mobile Messaging System
Literature
Read Quran Read Hadith Read Books Listen to Quran Listen to Speeches MQ Magazine Dukhtran-e-Islam al-Ulama Buy Books & CDs
Email Group
Stay Connected
Twitter Facebook Pinterest Photo Albums on Flickr YouTube Vimeo SMS Google Plus RSS Feed Minhaj Encyclopedia
Detail

Tribune: Strong stance: No talks on interim govt before long march, says Qadri

By Our CorrespondentPublished: January 3, 2013

Insists there are no plans to ‘derail democracy’. PHOTO: EXPRESS/ FILE

KARACHI: While reiterating his vow to turn Islamabad into the “world’s largest Tahrir Square,” Minhajul Quran International (MQI) chief Tahirul Qadri said that any discussions, appointments or announcements concerning a caretaker government before his long march scheduled for January 14 will not be accepted.

Qadri was addressing a press conference at Khawaja House on Wednesday.

“We want a caretaker government which is totally impartial, powerful and honest and we are open to discussions with everybody, including the president and the prime minister to achieve this end – but not before the long march,” he said.

“This long march will not stop with discussions or negotiations,” said Qadri, a Canadian national who has recently returned to Pakistan.

Qadri dispelled the notion that the movement was to pave way for becoming the caretaker prime minister himself; he added that he had no agenda to derail the democratic system. “A few politicians have been spreading this propaganda that our agenda is to sack the democratic system, but this is not true as we believe in restoration of clean politics,” he said. “Elections should happen but only after electoral reforms.”

Qadri’s ‘vision’

While stating his vision, Qadri said that the struggle accounts for bringing middle-class, ‘educated people’ to Parliament in place of those with a feudal mindset. To him, an electoral system like that of India is required in the country where complaints for rigging result in abrupt corrective measures, he added.

Qadri said it was futile to approach the Election Commission of Pakistan with suggestions of electoral reforms as law-making is not in the commission’s purview. “If a complaint of rigged polls is registered at the election commission, it is ultimately forwarded to the courts which then take five years to pass a verdict,” he added.

In reply to a question, Qadri termed his visit to Karachi as “very successful” that resulted in a ‘bonding’ with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement. “I hope, together we both will achieve the objective,” he declared.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 3rd, 2013.

Source: http://tribune.com.pk/

Your Comments

News from:   Australia | Austria | Bahrain | Bangladesh | Canada | Denmark | Egypt | France | Germany | Greece | Hong Kong | India | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | Norway | Pakistan | Spain | Syria | Turkey | UAE | UK | USA
... get this page translated to using
al-Mawlid an-Nabawiyy  Hidayat-ul-Ummah  Shama’il-al-Mustafa (Holy Prophet’s personal characteristics and habits)  Husn-e-Sarapa-e-Rasool (blessings and peace be upon him)  Irfan al-Qur’an (Translations of the Meanings of the Qur’an - Urdu version)  Barakat-al-Mustafa (SAW)  Huqooq e Walidayn  Muqaddima-tus-Sirah ar-Rasul (Vol 1)  minhaj.org  Hayat-un-Nabi (The Life of the Holy Prophet)  Tafsir Minhaj al-Qur’an (Sura al-Fatiha, part-I)  Al-Minhaj as-Sawiyy min al-Hadith an-Nabawiyy  Our Real Homeland  Shan-e-Awliya (in the light of Quran and Modern Science)  Roza Tus Saliken  Series (2): Eman  Fatwa: Suicide Bombing and Terrorism  al-Intiba lil-Khawarij wal-Harura (Gustakhan e Rasool ki Alamat)  Fatwa: Suicide Bombing and Terrorism  Shahr-e-Madina awr Ziyarat-e-Rasool (blessings and peace be upon him)  Falsfa e M`raj un Nabi (SAW)  Series (1): Ta`leemat-e-Islam  Sirat ar-Rasul (Vol 10)  Muqaddima-tus-Sirah ar-Rasul (Vol 2)  Islam and Modern Science  
Holy Quran | Books | Multimedia | Magazines | Minhaj TV | MQI | MWF | MWL | MYL | DFA | PAT | PALM | MCDF | Interfaith | Peace | MUL | COSIS | MES | MCW | eLearning | al-Hidayah | WAAG | Durood | Itikaf | Encyclopedia | Facebook
Copyright © 1994 - 2014 Minhaj-ul-Quran International. All rights reserved.
Website Traffic