JUIF AZADI MARCH 2019 IN ISLAMABAD
Maulana Fazlul Rehman led JUIF Azadi March ongoing from Karachi to Islamabad. It has reached in Sukkur on 28th October and will reach in Punjab Rahim Yar Khan on 29th October. the district capital of the federal capital has issued a conditional NOC to the Jamaat Ulema-e-Islam (F), for which children under the age of 18 will not be able to attend. JUI-F assure the Islamabad administration of a peaceful protest. Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Hyderi, the general secretary of Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl, assured on Monday the Islamabad administration that their protest against the government in Islamabad would be peaceful. there will be no slogans and speeches against the state, religion, and ideology, the flags and slopes of any political party will not be burned, the participants of the march will not harm the national property and the roads and roads are closed. Islamabad police will assist in installing walkthrough gates, organizers will install CCTV cameras in the gathering and Islamabad police will monitor the cameras. Maulana Hyderi said consequently at a press conference he addressed after visiting the venue for participants of the Azadi March in Islamabad. He was flanked by Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqat. the district government still granted conditional permission for the march, participants of the Freedom March strictly abiding by all conditions. Please note, the violation will result in legal proceedings and termination of NOC.
“Our previous rallies didn’t have special arrangements for prayers,” Maulana Hyderi said. “However, this time the gathering will have a religious atmosphere and congregational prayers will be held.” He is confident that the protesters would not reason any trouble to citizens. DC Shafqaat clarified that the Kashmir Highway would not be blocked in compliance with the court orders. He said all the roads would remain open and organizations would keep functioning routinely as per the agreement between the two sides.
A PML-N delegation, comprising Senator Rana Mahmood ul Hassan and Javed Hashmi, visited Fazl at his son’s house. Awami Raaj Party leader Jamshed Dasti has joined the marchers too. The march has stopped at two points in Khanewal: Daha Chowk and Mian Channu. then this they have traveled to Sahiwal, then Okara, Kasur.
In Lahore, the JUI-F has set its main camp at Thokar Niaz Baig to welcome the marchers. The traders have established camps at Multan Chungi and Yateem Khana. The PPP leaders will welcome the participants in Samanabad, while the PML-N at Chauburji. Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan has established its camp at Data Darbar, while Jamiat Ahle Hadith has set up a camp at Bhatti Chowk on Ravi Road. The marchers, joined by people from Dera Ghazi Khan and Muzaffargarh, gathered at the Fatima Jinnah Town Housing Scheme.
JUI’s rally is headed towards Sukkur via Hyderabad on the M-9 motorway. Caravans from Balochistan joined in at Sukkur. The marchers have spent the night in Sukkur and reached in Punjab through Ubauro on Monday morning. Sindh Information and Archives and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani said the PPP’s Karachi division has made preparations to welcome the protesters and they will be received by PPP
leaders in Jamshoro. In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, marchers gathered at meeting points in Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, and Buner. A JUI-F convoy set out from Quetta on Sunday and is expected to reach Islamabad via the Loralai-Dera Ghazi Khan route. Marchers will be joining in from Turbat, Gwadar, Chaghi, and Naushki.
The venue of protest chosen for the march in the car park of the H-9 Sunday Market, near Peshawar Mor along the Kashmir Highway nd the area was between 35 to 40 acres.