This past weekend was chaotic for Pakistani politics. Imran Khan was ousted as the Prime Minister of Pakistan via a no-confidence motion filed by the opposition. During his last address to the nation prior to the voting, Khan called upon the nation to come out on the streets to protest. As a result, thousands of people including celebrities, took to the streets in his support, demanding him back in power.
While the former PM’s supporters were disheartened post the no-confidence voting, the overwhelming crowds and unprecedented scenes from last night’s protest have reaffirmed the hopes of many that their leader will rise again.
The news of his ouster did not sit well with die-hard PTI supporters as well as several Pakistani celebrities. They made sure to put their feelings and support for Imran Khan out on social media. Here’s what they are tweeting.
Celebrities & Supporters Reiterate Their Support For Imran Khan
“No, it doesn’t mean any government was/is perfect. Yes, it does mean that we, the people of Pakistan, don’t want history repeating itself again! Pakistan Zindabad.” Pakistan Paaindabad 🇵🇰”
“They tried to buy him, bully him, threaten his life. He stood his ground in the face of great odds. He is the greatest Pakistani statesman in a generation, he is Imran Khan.#امپورٹڈحکومتنامنظور”
“Look what you’ve done PDM.. you’ve made Pakistan realise the importance of
even more. Thank you 😊 Can’t wait for the next elections! 🇵🇰”
“We are with you Imran Khan👑✌🏻”
“Only well aware people are with democracy and with Imran Khan. This is the awareness given by a great leader ❤️ #IstandwithImranKhan #امپورٹڈحکومتنامنظور”
“UNITED WE STAND for a better future, a better PAKISTAN 🇵🇰 This is just the beginning. Pakistan Zindabad ✌️”
“Around 10 million Pakistanis came out in the holy month of fasting to support their beloved hero PM”
“The people of Pakistan have announced their decision last night. Early elections are the only way forward!”
“What a man #ImranKhan
One man vs everyone
“Power of the people. Pakistan zindabad 🇵🇰”
“Unbelievable crowd in all cities of Pakistan today 🔥🔥🔥 The support for Imran Khan is unmatchable!! 😩❤️🇵🇰”
“Look what Opposition did to Imran Khan every Pakistani become revolutionary. Ppl give their verdict they rejected #PDM
imrankhanPTI is no more a Leader
ImranKhan is a Revolution Now🔥”
“Tum kitne Imran bhejo ge Har ghar se Imran nikley ga ! What happened today is sad but trust me when i say , today starts the real revolution. Yes its much tougher than we thought it would be but “Ghabrana Nahin Hai” ! La illaha illalah “
“That’s the enthusiasm we need as a strong nation. #Unbelievable“
A new Prime Minister for Pakistan will be chosen for today.
Emotions are running high as events continue to unfold with each passing day. Pakistan’s political scene has been consumed by uncertainty these past weeks. However, this too shall pass. We hope we see better days for our beloved Pakistan soon.