ISLAMABAD- Renowned lawyers and senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has said that in the wake of ongoing war like situation in the country, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan should review his decision to lead a million march from Lahore to Islamabad.
Speaking in the Senate on Monday, Aitzaz Ahsan appealed Imran Khan to suspend his long march as Pakistan is in a state of war.
He said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government should divert its all concentration to facilitate internally displace people (IDPs) who become homeless due to the ongoing military operation in North Waziristan Agency.
"Pakistan can win this war if IDPs are handled well," he opined.
The PPP leader criticized the federal government for what he called "unsatisfactory steps" for IDPs. He alleged centre of neglecting the plight of IDPs and taking up the non-related issues.
Meanwhile, Senate unanimously adopted the Pakistan Protection Bill 2014. Not a single party voted against the bill.
Earlier, PPP and ANP staged a token walkout in the Senate against non-serious statements issued by some federal ministers after plane attack in Peshawar.
Senator Raza Rabbai said: "Neither Interior Minister nor Aviation Adviser came to Peshawar after such an attack."