Addressing a public meeting against loadshedding at Neela Gumbad on Sunday, he said that no conspiracy against the judiciary would be allowed to succeed. “Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is conspiring against democracy himself by ridiculing the judiciary,” he said and added that the PML-N would “destroy the malicious eye cast at the judiciary”. PML-N Lahore President Pervaiz Malik, Secretary General Khawaja Imran Nazir, Mian Marghoob Ahmed, Imran Goraya and Tauseef Shah also addressed on the occasion.
Hamza said that PML-N staged a long march for the restoration of the judiciary and would now do the same for its protection. He said that the nation had risen and now Zardari would have to flee from the country. He alleged that Yousuf Raza Gilani’s Cabinet was full of dacoits and plunderers.
Hamza Shahbaz said that people were determined to get rid of Ali Baba and Forty Thieves who had looted and plundered the country. He said that every Pakistani including labourers, workers, farmers and common citizens were deeply worried over the indifference of the rulers towards the problems of the people.
He said people protesting against loadshedding would also hold accountable the dacoits in the federal cabinet. He said that the masses were ready to fight for the survival of the country under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif. He also said that it was time to come to the streets.
Earlier, the people gathered at Neela Gumbad from different parts of the City in the form of processions. When Hamza rose to the rostrum to deliver his speech, party activists raised the slogan of Shair Aaya, Shair Aaya. Jubilant women workers raised slogans while standing on their seats.
A number of participants were seen carrying effigies of Prime Minister Gilani and President Zardari, but party leaders restrained the workers from setting them ablaze. Many participants had hanged electricity bills, lanterns and dry pieces of bread around their necks. A few reached the venue riding on horses and donkeys. They also kept raising slogans against the federal government.