Pakistan muslim leaguen chief mian nawaz sharif announced on tuesday his party would actively participate in the. Again nawaz sharif also used the word long march in his tehreekenajat against benazir bhutto government in 1994. Will the long march to democracy in pakistan finally succeed. He returned to pakistan in 2007 and became prime minister for a third time in 20. Mar 12, 2009 imran khan, a pakistani cricketerturnedpolitician, has gone into hiding to avoid being arrested during a government crackdown against a mass protest by the opposition. By the time this is being written, nawaz sharif and the long march had left lahore, for the gt road to head for rawalpindi. Cops batoncharged and arrested political activists and lawyers,who defied a ban on demonstrations to gather to setout on a long march to islamabad. To enter the office where asif ali zardari, the president of pakistan, conducts his business, you head down a long corridor toward two wax statues of exceptionally tall soldiers. Fazlur rehmans long march call given impetus by nawazs. Nawaz sharif addresses massive crowd in pmln rally in muzaffarabad 24 news hd complete duration. Nawazshariflongmarch onferozpurroadlahoreon march 15 2009. For the reasons to be recorded later, the judgments order dated june 23, 2008 lahore high court in writ petitions no. Friday, february, 2009 lawyers didnt consult us on sitin.
Pmln quaid nawaz sharif on thursday said the federal government did not take the pmln into confidence before making any decision in. Nawaz sharif and benazir bhutto were prevented from returning to contest the. What happened in pakistan from march 9, 2007 till march 16, 2009, was no. Mian muhammad nawaz sharif is a pakistani businessman and politician who served as the. According to the election commission of pakistan, sharif is the one of the wealthiest men in pakistan, with an estimated net worth of at least 1. Pakistans long march to stability pakistan news al. Lahore, pakistan police detained the opposition leader, nawaz sharif, at his house in lahore early sunday morning hours before. I, the holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license.
The failure so far of pakistani president asif zardari to restore that countrys chief justice iftekhar chaudhry remains a sore point with the countrys lawyers and reformists. But some experts say it does not herald a solution to the chronic. Pmlns long march of 2009 achieved its primary purpose. Sharif, whose pmln is backing the long march launched by the lawyers movement to pressure zardaris ruling ppp to reinstate judges sacked during the.
Nawaz sharif 2009 kay long march main apnay gahr say kesay. Sharif called off a long march protest making its way to the capital, islamabad. Imran khan, a pakistani cricketerturnedpolitician, has gone into hiding to avoid being arrested during a government crackdown against a mass protest by the opposition. Asif zardaris sudden decision late march 15 to capitulate to nawaz sharif exposed his political weakness and isolation after the. Feb 27, 2009 in lahore, supporters of the pakistan muslim leaguen, the opposition party headed by nawaz sharif, said they would join a long march on march 12 planned by a national lawyers movement. He was ousted in a military coup during his second term and went into exile. Prosharif protests continue in pakistani cities the new. Imran khan and nawaz sharifs party members join antimusharraf march duration. Activists of pakistan muslim league n participate in a long march on 15 march 2009, organised to. Lahore, pakistan police detained the opposition leader, nawaz sharif, at his house in lahore early sunday morning hours before his address to a planned demonstration here, and.
Pakistan cops block opposition protest march world news. Jun, 2008 nawaz sharif speech lawyers long march lahore 12 june 2008. This file is licensed under the creative commons attributionshare alike 3. News is coming in that in the wee hours of 16th march when a showdown is expected in rawalpindi, the chief justice might be restored and the barricades lifted. The long march led by pakistan muslim leaguen chief nawaz sharif has reached gpo chowk, lahore. Mar 17, 2009 faisalabadi with nawaz sharif in long march. The long march comprises thousands of participants including lawyers, political workers and members of civil society. This long march repeats similar past demonstrations, especially the long march of last june. Research conducted by the jang group and geo television network shows in march 2009, nawaz sharif, had led a march. Although they do not name nawaz sharif or his younger brother shebaz sharif, they link inlaws of shebaz sharif and children of nawaz sharif to numerous offshore companies. Information from its description page there is shown below. Apr 01, 2009 james lamont, south asia bureau chief, farhan bokhari, pakistan correspondent, and alec russell, world news editor, interviewed nawaz sharif, the leader of pakistans opposition and former prime.
Seizure of transportation vehicles and containers by the government to stop the long march has upset the traders and businessmen. In march, 2009, lawyers and opposition political parties under leadership of nawaz sharif to the current pakistani government, are undertaking a long march from karachi to islamabad to demand the reinstatement of a supreme court chief justice and other judges ousted from office by former president pervez musharraf and they were successed in. Nawazs illness provides impetus to fazlur rehmans long. They have warned that they will observe a country wide strike if any thing happens to their vehicles and containers. Sharif was reportedly furious and decided to support the lawyers movement and join their calls for the long march on islamabad. Sharif said he would call off his protest and the planned sitin in the capital. A political timeline of long marches in pakistan the news. Imran khan goes into hiding as pakistan stifles opposition. Mar 11, 2009 a long march protest was planned by a coalition of parties, led by sharif s party, and projudiciary groups, starting today. According to a statement by rehman malik, the life of nawaz sharif is in danger. Thus the tone was set for the massive confrontation that was expected to mark what the opposition leader nawaz sharif termed as a defining moment in pakistans history. In his 2016 book, the rise and fall of nations, ruchir sharma stated that pakistans.
On the other hand, pakistan muslim league n leader nawaz sharif, who spent nearly a decade in exile in saudi arabia, seems to me to have gone round the bend. Pakistans opposition leader nawaz sharif has described this weeks reinstatement of the judiciary as a revolution in the making. Jun 20, 2016 imran khan and nawaz sharifs party members join antimusharraf march duration. Cops crackdown on sharif camp before long march news. Nawaz sharif has become the man of the hour in pakistan, poised to add tens. New steps by zardari to stifle pakistani protest the new. Sharifs besetting sin and the lost grounds pakistan dawn. White car carrying pmln president and nawaz sharifs brother, shahbaz sharif, arriving in rawalpindi from lahore. In october 2009, the army issued a press release opposing the u. Research conducted by the jang group and geo television network shows in march 2009, nawaz sharif, had led a march against thethen.
While two of pakistans famous long marches were organised by. Commons is a freely licensed media file repository. Pakistans long march in the streets and on the internet. Pakistans long march to stability pakistan news al jazeera. Addressing the general council meeting in raiwind, nawaz said, march 16 incident was a revolution. On 25 february 2009, the supreme court disqualified nawaz sharif and his brother shehbaz sharif. Apr 07, 2009 life story of mian nawaz sharif, the biography in urduhindi duration. Although nawaz sharif was placed under house arrest on march 15. In march 2009, nawaz started a long march against the ppp government to press for reinstatement of the sacked judges. Lawyers and party workers launched a series of long marches. Shortly thereafter, nawaz sharif announced that he was calling off the long march. Born into the uppermiddle class sharif family in lahore, sharif is the son of muhammad sharif, the founder of ittefaq and sharif group. Support independent of judiciary in pakistan and contribute in long march 2009. Pakistan from 19 march to 3 april 2009, funded by the foundation open society.
Pakistan leader backs down and reinstates top judge the new. Sharif calls off long march as govt agrees to reinstate judge. A long march, setting out from karachi and other southern cities and making its way north to multan, lahore, was due to begin today, culminating in a sitin in islamabad on monday. Archives and history books reveal that during the eventful 193436 famous long march in. I got the inspiration for this video after implementation of article 144 in all districts of the punjab. The governments kneejerk reaction to the long march appeared to be unwarranted. Nawaz declares complete support for long march newspaper. Many political parties like the pakistan muslim league nawaz group, pakistan tehreekeinsaf, jamaateislami and others supported and participated in the long march. Pmln chief nawaz sharif is placed under house arrest by the pakistani government for three days to prevent him from leading the long march by the lawyers and political activists. Mar 20, 2009 pakistans opposition leader nawaz sharif has described this weeks reinstatement of the judiciary as a revolution in the making.
Undeniably, 15th march 2009, belonged to the people of lahore. In 2009, pakistan muslim league nawaz pmln had been hitting one political high after another as the sharif brothers led the long march for the restoration of the judiciary. On 16 march 2009 the lawyers community had given a call for nationwide long march. Opposition leader nawaz sharif defied house arrest to rally protesters in lahore sunday. Pakistani authorities banned public protests and detained hundreds of lawyers and opposition workers nationwide to prevent them from launching thursdays planned long march towards the capital islamabad to force president asif ali zardari. Opposition leader nawaz sharif had thrown his support behind the. Life story of mian nawaz sharif, the biography in urduhindi duration. The word long march was again used in lawyers movement for the restoration of. He is the elder brother of shehbaz sharif, who also served as the chief minister of punjab. God forbid if something bad happens to any one, then the government will be responsible for it.
Nawaz sharif, pakistans opposition leader, scores a big victory. As bickering politicians bring paralysis to to pakistan, will washington give the army its backing. On march 14, 2009, the eve of his final push toward islamabad, sharif described the street protests as a rare moment of pakistans history. Oct 25, 2019 pmlns long march of 2009 achieved its primary purpose. To enter the office where asif ali zardari, the president of pakistan, conducts his business, you head down a long corridor toward. In lahore, supporters of the pakistan muslim leaguen, the opposition party headed by nawaz sharif, said they would join a long march on march 12 planned by a national lawyers movement. Police detained protest leaders thursday and stopped hundreds of marchers from leaving pakistans largest city for a rally in the capital. Part five a concluding part focuses on the long term implications and hope for the future. Long march was held despite all hurdles, said pmln chief nawaz sharif.591 1183 634 1214 1331 1570 692 491 262 1527 331 699 579 644 1119 48 661 765 439 952 299 566 974 1229 10 804 1300 1092 1041 1182 106 235 525 898 1203 817 51