MQM rally to condemn damaging of BB’s memorial PDF Print E-mail
KARACHI, March 1 (APP): The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) held a huge rally in downtown Karachi on Sunday to protest against the damaging of the memorial at the site of the assassination of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. The rally was attended by lakhs of people in a very disciplined manner.
They displayed banners and placards inscribed with slogans against the damaging of the memorial at the site of assassination of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Federal Minister Dr. Farooq Sattar, Speaker of Sindh Assembly, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Senior Provincial Minister, Pir Mazhar ul Haq, Sindh Home Minister, Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza, also addressed the gathering.
Speaking on the occasion, the MQM Chief Altaf Hussain offered Mian Nawaz Sharif that if he shuns violent protest and course of confrontation the MQM through the Haq Parast constitutional and legal experts would file review appeal at the Supreme Court against the disqualification of Sharif brothers.
He said that Mian Nawaz Sharif should exhibit large heartedness so that the issues could be resolved through the spirit of understanding and reconciliation. The MQM chief also asked the government to find a middle way through some constitutional and legal manner.
He vehemently condemned the damaging of the memorial at the site of assassination of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
Altaf Hussain said that Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto had sacrificed her life for the cause of country and its people.
He said that the verdict was given by the Supreme Court and not by Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
The MQM chief said that imputing charges against President Asif Ali Zardari, was also not right as the verdict was given by the Supreme Court and not by President Zardari.
He urged that any derogatory language should not be used against the President.
Altaf Hussain also counselled the workers of the PML (N) to exercise patience and do not resort to politics of reprisal.