ESSAY ON DHARNA IN ISLAMABAD
On the one had are those who believe that they are shouting slogans for the one true Prophet SAWW of Islam… and on the other are those defending the political collapse of an indicted individual. The initial goal of the march was to request electoral reforms such as disallowing corrupt incumbents from standing for election and to bring forward the date for the general election due in The agreement also proposed two potential prime ministerial candidates in “complete consensus” with the opposition. Then law minister Zahid Hamid vociferously defended the now-controversial Elections Act , saying that it was meant to neither benefit ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, nor repeal the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat laws. Waiting for the response thanks.
Certain political parties have also taken issue with the amended Election Act , which was bulldozed through the Lower House of Parliament despite strong protests from opposition lawmakers as it paved the way for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected as PML-N head due to an amendment that allowed politicians disqualified from holding public office to head a political party. PM considering proposal to allow low-grade petrol for motorcycles. IHC Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui , while hearing a petition filed by a Tehreek-i-Khatm-i-Nabuwwat supporter, ordered the government to reverse in the Elections Act all amendments in sections pertaining to the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat oath. The freedom to organise dharnas was upheld by the judiciary till it started reminding the administration of its duty to protect the people against infringement of their rights by agitators. There were three leaders I remember, who wake up the people. And how all members of the concerned committee including members of religious political parties , as well as members of the Parliament from different political parties voted for it?
PM okays appointment of 18 ambassadors. Retrieved 26 March The argument that Dr Qadri or Mr Imran Khan could by himself steer the ship of state out of the storm amounted to pushing the people off the path of democratic struggle for national advancement.
As the operation was underway, the Army’s spokesperson issued a statement quoting the army chief asking the prime minister to “handle the Islamabad dharna peacefully” and “avoiding violence from both sides as it is not in national interest”.
Dharna and operation
Qadri also called for a pre-election interim government to be appointed with input from the country’s judiciary and military. How Faizabad became Waterloo for security personnel on Saturday November While one does not have vharna correct estimate of the economic losses to the state the adverse political fallout of dharnas was quite substantial. The ongoing dharna, being led by Barailvi clerics without much physical support, for now, from other Sunni outfitsthreatens to create a fissure within the Sunni ranks and their ulema.
The US ambassador in Pakistan has had official and informal meetings with different political and religious leaders and has expressed concern inn the rising chances of anarchy. The demonstrations led by Is,amabad Qadri and Imran Khan set a record in Pakistan for extended protest. A final deadline given to protesters by the government: Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. This slogan will find no opposition.
We reiterate our conviction that the current impasse should be resolved peacefully through dialogue within the framework of the constitution and we urge all parties to act responsibly and to refrain from using violence. The military establishment played its cards well and perhaps gained more than it might have done by pushing the government over the brink. Jamaat-e-Islami ‘s Ameer Oh Munawar Hasan said that the march ended “in a frightful manner” with an agreement that met none of the demands.
The protesting clerics petitioned the IHC for “execution” of their demandscalling for the release isalmabad the Raja Zafarul Haq report investigating who was responsible for the changes to the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat oath, and action against the culprits.
A second case was lodged on the complaint of a magistrate for violation of Section by the protesters, along with other charges. But they need freedom from cultism and aggressive manners, and training in sustained political work as opposed to narrow electoral campaigning before they can qualify as agents of any meaningful change. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn.
Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. That is why IK is still on right Meanwhile, the interior minister expressed hope that the face-off between religious activists and security personnel at Faizabad Interchange would end within a day. Certain political parties have also taken issue iin the amended Election Actwhich was bulldozed through the Lower House of Parliament despite strong protests from opposition lawmakers as it paved the way for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected as PML-N head due to an amendment that allowed politicians disqualified from holding public office to head a political party.
And how all members of the concerned committee including members of religious political partiesas well as members of the Parliament from different political parties voted for it?
Imran Khan will Addressed the Islamabad Dharna
Dear reader, please upgrade to essau latest version of IE to have a better reading experience. Secondly, the government accused the dharna organisers of causing huge losses to the state, especially by creating a situation that prevented the Chinese president from coming to Pakistan and scared other investors away, and by diverting the administration from its normal work.
The notice asked them to move to Parade Ground or face arrests and legal action. The head that wears the crown.
How the Islamabad protests happened –
Was it deliberate or incompetence?. Once a client is lost it is extremely difficult to get him back. A caravan of protestors left Lahore in hundreds of buses, vans, motorcycles and cars. Who deliberated upon it? As the government launched an operation to disperse the protesters, at least six people were killed and scores others were injured. It was argued by dharna participants that they are merely exercising their constitutional right esssy protest, as protected under Article 16 and 17 of the Constitution.