Interference in opposition rallies to create disturbance, violence


LAHORE, OCT 13 (DNA) – A delegation of Meo Ittehad Pakistan held a meeting with Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Senator Sirajul Haq at Mansoora on Tuesday and appreciated the efforts of the JI for the welfare of masses and country’s development.

The delegation led by Ittehad Chairman Afzal Khan also offered prayer for JI late leader Abdul Ghaffar Aziz and paid tribute to his services for Islam and Pakistan. JI Emir thanked the delegation for visiting Mansoora and lauded the efforts of community for the betterment of the country.

He said a large number of Meo families migrated to Pakistan after partition and since then they had been serving the country in different filed with zeal and commitment.

Meanwhile, JI Deputy Emir Liaqat Baloch said the government could not stop opposition rallies at it was their basic democratic right according to the constitution of Pakistan. Talking to party workers at Mansoora on Tuesday, he said the government interference in opposition rallies would be tantamount to create disturbance and violence.

He raised concern over the use of state resources for the political meetings of the prime minister, saying the past rulers also adopted the same techniques, violating the constitution. Baloch demanded the government decrease the prices of basic food items which turned the life of people miserable. He said Pakistan desperately needed honest leadership. = DNA