ISLAMABAD/ Karachi, Pakistan

Thousands of opposition party workers converged on Pakistan’s capital on Friday in a massive show against Prime Minister Imran Khan, giving him a two-day deadline to resign.

The march led by religious political party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman set off from Karachi on Oct. 27 and arrived in Islamabad on Friday morning.

Other opposition stalwarts including Shehbaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Asfandyar Wali Khan also joined the rally in Islamabad. Addressing the gathering, Rehman demanded that the prime minister resign in two days.

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