Protest against government includes a public rally and a sit in: Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazal (JUI-F) on Thursday rejected the news regarding postponement of Azadi March and said all caravans are on their way to federal capital.

Talking to media, he said the protest against government includes a public rally and a sit in. He said all convoys of Azadi March would reach their destination as per plan.

He further said that there would be addresses after the marchers reach their final destination.

After Maulana Fazal senior leader of JUI-F Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri while addressing a press conference firmly rejected the news that rally has been postponed. He said containers cannot stop us from marching towards Islamabad.

Haidri said some routes are close and clashes may happen. He said they would not object if government closes routes from Zero Point to D-Chowk.

It is worth mentioning here that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb earlier announced that the planned anti-government Azadi March rally in Islamabad has been postponed till tomorrow (Nov. 1) due to the tragic Tezgam train fire incident occurred near Rahim Yar Khan today.

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Aurangzeb mentioned that the decision has been taken after consultation of all opposition parties which are participating in the massive protest.

On the other hand, after a night stay in Gujar Khan, the anti-government Azadi March caravan led by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will reach Islamabad today (Thursday) where a massive public meeting will be held at H-9 area in Sunday bazaar grounds near Peshawar More.

The leadership of main opposition parties including JUI-F, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Awami National Party (ANP) and others will address participants near Peshawar More area of Islamabad.

As per sources, the section of Azadi March coming from Grand Trunk Road (GT Road) will enter the capital from Rawat and use the Expressway, IJP Road and 9th Avenue to reach the venue.