Defying the rumours of his house arrest Nawaz addressed a massive rally in Abbottabad rally and said, "The turnout shows our strength. Zardari is responsible for all the trouble for Pakistan. When Pakistan's future looks dark, then how can I stay back at my house." He said this is a defining movement."
"I never betrayed Pakistan nor am power hungry," he added.
Reports suggest that not only Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif are put under house arrest, but also Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and Jamat-e-Islami leader Qazi Hussain Ahmed are also under home confinement.
From Mar 12-16 the lawyers and political leaders are organising a protest march to urge Zardari to reinstate the judges sacked by former President Pervez Musharraf. Nawaz claimed the rally is bring change in Pakistan.
Meanwhile the unrest is spreading is Pakistan and reports suggest that Pak army chief General Asfaq Kiyani has called Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to discuss the situation. Army is under high alert and more troops are moved in. Chances of Army coup cannot be ruled out under the present situation.