|Ashraf’s disqualification would equal to breaking country: Gilani|
13 August 2012
Lahore: Pakistan former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said if incumbent PM, Raja Pervez Ashraf, was ousted, the PPP would resist and hold protest demonstrations.
While talking to the media in Lahore, Gilani warned that the Ashraf was not elected as bounty and his disqualification would mean disintegration of the country.
He said if the prime minister is bound to be sent to home, there is no need of general elections, adding that the system of the government and democracy should be packed diametrically.
Gilani said the establishment expelled one Gilani and the PPP has sent two Gilanis to the parliament to continue democratic system according to general will of the masses. He added it became crystal clear that the parliament is supreme.
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