Pakistan: PTI stage demonstration against inflation, price hikes

The women's wing of Pakistan's former ruling Party, Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaaf, has come out on the roads at the Uppal Chowk to demonstrate against the constant rise in the country's inflation.

The women’s wing of Pakistan’s former ruling Party, PTI Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaaf, has come out on the roads at the Uppal Chowk to demonstrate against the constant rise in the country’s inflation. The country is struggling with high prices, skyrocketing inflation and a shortage of wheat in many places of the country. The government is trying to sort through the issues in many parts of the country.

The women have come out in protest for the same. Several women of the PTI came to the demonstration carrying signs and banners. The women expressed discontent with the government by shouting anti-government and pro-party leadership chants. Meanwhile, the leadership of the political party have also supported the demonstration.

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Malik Taimour Masood Akbar, who served as the former government’s provincial minister, said that the country’s inflation rate had hit 31 per cent. Such a sharp rise in inflation rates caused the country’s people to become disappointed and unsatisfied with the government.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf has announced they will start the nationwide demonstration with the party members. Through their march, they will protest against the price hikes in the country. The former ruling party has asserted that the rise of inflation in the country will work towards weakening the economic condition of the country.

The country is currently in a deep and serious economic crisis. The aftermath of this crisis is that people’s lifestyles have changed drastically. The price of Roti jumped from Rs 12 to Rs 20, while the grilled chicken cost increased from Rs 300 to Rs 750 per kilo.

All this while, oil and food prices have decreased in the global market. However, the government of Pakistan needs help to take advantage of the better economic situation worldwide. This is because the country is struggling with a deeply rooted financial crisis.

Additionally, The leaders of the PTI have accused the government of taking the country to the threshold of destruction. They asserted that the government is responsible for providing the people with essential items at rational prices

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