Siraj ulhaq says do not lock down Islamabad, allow free movement to people

Islamabad: The Jamat Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq asked the government not to lockdown the twin cities and allowed free movement to the people. He said the ruling party must not forget that it had organized 126 days long sit-in in Islamabad. But, he added, it seemed the government lost its senses when the oppositions parties had not even announced a three-day long sit-in. He said the government started digging trenches and blocking roads weeks ahead of the protest showing its inability to face some difficult situation.

Sirajul Haqwas addressing the Addressing the “All Pakistan Minorities Convention” at Jamaat-e-Islami headquarters Mansoora on Wednesday, Leaders of different faiths have extended their full support to the Kashmiri movement of liberation from Indian yoke, demanding the international community force New Delhi to reverse its decision of revoking the special autonomy of the region. They condemned worst human rights violations in the Indian held Kashmir (IHK) and called for lifting the curfew and end 80 days long siege of the area. The JI organized the convention to highlight the Indian brutalities in the held Kashmir and sought suggestions from the leaders of Hindu, Christian, Sikh and other religions on the situation emerged after Indian move to abrogate the Article 370 and 35A in its occupied territory. 

The speakers expressed grave concern over the Indian designs to change the demography of the region. The joint declaration condemned the violence against Muslims, Dalits and the followers of Sikh, Christian, Parsi faiths. Speakers demanded the UNO and human rights organizations take notice of mob lynching and other incidents of torture and violence in the so-called largest democracy of the world.

“Pakistan is a home to people of different religions and it is responsibility of every person to be ready to defend the sovereignty of the country,” said Senator Siraj while addressing the gathering. He said Kashmir was jugular vein of Pakistan which was in control of the enemy. The armed forces and every citizen of the country should try to make free the jugular vein from the enemy’s clutches, he added.

Jamat Islami Secretary General Ameerul Azim, JI Naib Emir Asadullah Bhutto, JI Naib Emir Liaqat Baloch, Advocate Ziauddin Ansari, Christian leaders Imran Elder Dilbar Jani, Sunil Patras, Ibrahim Danial, Ex-MNA Pervaiz Masih, Dr Kanwal Firdous, Sajid Bhatia, Ratan Lal Arya, Sardar Gopal Singh Chawla, Ramesh Sing also addressed on the occasion.


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