Mardan (Pakistan), Mar. 28 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif has held former President Pervez Musharraf responsible for the current crisis being faced by the nation.
He squarely blamed Musharraf for taking unconstitutional steps and making wrong policies."There is no doubt that none, except Pervez Musharraf, is responsible for the current crisis because of his wrong polices, especially in the backdrop of NWFP. It was Musharraf, the ex-general, who had not only bulldozed all the democratic institutions of the country, but also placed the serving Chief Justice under house arrest along with his other colleagues for the first time in the country's history," The Nation quoted Nawaz, as saying.
The former Pakistan premier said that only the implementation of the Charter of Democracy (CoD) is the solution of all challenges being faced by the country.
"For democratic revolution in the country, it is need of the hour that we should implement CoD. If this document is followed in letter and spirit, I guarantee that the country will come out of the crises smoothly," he said.
Addressing the Provincial Executive Council meeting in Mardan, Nawaz said that the judiciary was restored because of the people of NWFP's commitment to have a free and independent judiciary.
"Either it was the struggle of Pakistan's independence or the movement for the restoration of the deposed judges, the people of the NWFP always played a vital role which is evident from the fact that they participated in large numbers in the Long March.
Former federal minister Haji Yaqoob Khan also announced to join the PML-N on this occasion. (ANI)