‘Azadi March’ will not enter in Red Zone: Abdul Ghafoor
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) Secretary General Abdul Ghafoor Haideri confirmed the deal with government committee and said that the Azadi March will not enter in Red Zone. Abdul Ghafoor Haideri said, “We have accepted the proposal of government regarding to enter in the Red Zone. We demand immediately restore the CNIC of Hafiz Hamdullah and release him. “ He said that the CNIC of Hafiz Hamdullah was blocked and arrested on the day of anti-government march. Referring to Black Day in Indian Occupied Kashmir, the JUI-F secretary general said that on October 27, 1947, the sufferings of Kashmiri people commenced with the landing of Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir and they continuously are oppressing on the innocent Kashmiris. He further said that the Azadi March has been started from Karachi and the protest will express solidarity with Kashmiri people in Islamabad today at 4pm. He also said that after New Delhi revoked Articles 370 and 35-A of Indian Constitution on August 5, suspending the special status of Occupied Kashmir and curfew has been imposed from 83 days. Earlier, the government and opposition, after an earlier deadlock, inked a deal whereby the terms and conditions of the anti-government 'Azadi March' were chalked out. The key progress, which had remained a sticking point in the meeting held a day earlier between the two sides, was the agreement of a venue. The protest, it was decided, will be held in Islamabad's H-9 area, in the Sunday bazaar grounds. In a press conference, the head of the government’s negotiation committee, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak reiterated Prime Minister Imran Khan’s promise that the participants will see no obstacles from the government as long as the protest is peaceful. Former member of provincial assembly (MPA) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F’s (JUI-F) leader Mufti Kifayatullah was arrested from Islamabad on Sunday. Deputy Secretary Information JUI-F Aslam Ghouri confirmed the arrest of said Mufti Kifayatullah. He stated that Mufti Kifayatullah was taken into custody from Islamabad’s Sector E-11 last night.