Imran Khan does push-ups, proves strength for anti-government protest

A Pakistani court on Monday granted opposition politician Imran Khan permission to hold anti-government protests in Islamabad this week.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 1, 2016 12:45 am
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Former Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan on Monday demonstrated his strength to carry out the protest against the government by doing push-ups in front of his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) workers. The party’s official Twitter handle also tweeted out a video of the same saying that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should be very afraid.

“Training his tigers! Be very scared Nawaz sharif… Ready, get set go,” the tweet read.

He started doing the push-ups amidst cheers from the party members. As he hit the 30 mark, he stopped to tell the crowd that he still isn’t tired. Few more push-ups later, he paused as the crowd urged him to continue with them.

Watch Video | Imran Khan does push-ups, proves strength for anti-government protest

A Pakistani court on Monday granted opposition politician Imran Khan permission to hold anti-government protests in Islamabad this week, but warned that demonstrations should not disrupt life for citizens, media reported. Khan had threatened to “shut down” the capital Islamabad on Wednesday as part of his push to unseat Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on grounds of alleged corruption linked to the “Panama Papers” leak.