Jhang Archive

How it all started in South Punjab:       Editor’s Note: The article suffers from some crucial omission. The last paragraph which talks about the Taliban and thousands of madrases completely omits the Deobandi identifier. Similiarly, the pogroms against Christains are primarily Deobandi lead. Deobandism
جھنگ میں سنگ میلہ کی رونقیں: تصویری جھلکیاں: سنگ میلہ قافلے کی صورت میں جاری رہنے والا واحد میلہ ہے جس کا آغاز 13 جنوری کو سیالکوٹ سے ہوتا ہے اور یہ مختلف شہروں سے ہوتا ہوا دربار حضرت سخی سرور ڈیرہ غازی خان پہنچ کر اختتام
انسپکٹر جمشید اورسپاہ صحابہ: پاکستان میں تکفیری دہشت گردی میں مشہور جاسوسی ناول نویس اشتیاق احمد کا کردار- ازعبدل نیشاپوری: Summary: This post offers an overview of Pakistani Urdu novelist Ishtiaq Ahmed’s role in the spread of takfiri, sectarian and jihadist ideology in Pakistan. Through the hate based narratives based in his novels on the Inspector Jamshed, Inspector Kamran
Sipah-e-Sahaba is not an outcome of class war between Sunnis and Shias of Jhang – Nazir Naji: In this article pubished in Urdu daily Dunya, veteran Pakistani columnist Nazir Naji exposes and debunks the misleading myth/disinformation spread by certain pseudoliberal and Deobandi Islamist circles that the banned Deobandi terrorist group Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP, currently operating as
Pakistan’s hardliners’ political clout protecting them from the law – by Jon Boone: ‘It is against the most basic fundamental rights to have to go to a police station each day,’ says Maulana Ahmad Ludhianvi Deobandi Photograph: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images Editors’s note: We are cross posting an important article by The Guardian
الیکشن 2013 – جھنگ میں سنی اور شیعہ مسلمان سپاہ صحابہ کے تکفیری دہشت گردوں کے خلاف شیخ وقاص اکرم کی قیادت میں متحد ہیں – از حق گو: جھنگ کا علاقہ شیعہ،  تکفیری دیوبندی تعلقات کے حوالے سے تلخ یادوں بھرا ماضی رکھتا ہے ، جھنگ ان دونوں فرقوں کے درمیان کشیدہ حالات اور فسادات کے حوالے سے پاکستان بھر میں مشہور ہے  سپاہ صحابہ ہو لشکر
Pakistan Deobandi militant Ludhianvi tries hand at elections in Punjab, striking fear in Sunni Sufi and Shia Muslims: Jhang, Punjab: April 20, 2013. (Reuters, with some editing and additional information by LUBP) – When Maulana Ahmed Ludhianvi Deobandi greets supporters on the Pakistan election trail, he opens his pitch with the kind of promises to the poor
Ludhianvi, mastermind of #ShiaGenocide, files nomination papers for NA-89 Jhang Punjab: General elections: ASWJ chief files nomination papers for NA-89 Source: Adapted with some changes from Express Tribune, March 31, 2013 The chief of banned terrorist outfit Sipa-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP, currently operating as the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamat -ASWJ) Maulana
Dilemmas of Pride and Pain: Sectarian Conflict and Conflict Transformation in Pakistan: This study is about Shia-Sunni Conflict and the postconflict restoration of peace in Pakistan. It sets case studies of two “contested cities” – Jhang and Gilgit – within a wider national and international framework, examining the historical roots of
Remembering the village boy from Jhang: Prof Abdus Salam – by Dr G Murtaza: Lahore. Prof Abdus Salam, the Nobel laureate who dominated the world of Physics for decades, breathed his last 14 years ago at 08:15(PST) on Thursday November 21, 1996 after a protracted illness. With his sad demise, not only Pakistan
The other way – by Raza Rumi: Published in The News: Much has been written about corruption and how there seems to be no way out of the morass we find ourselves in. The recent survey of Transparency International and other such tools indicate that most
Cellular Governance in Jhang – by Qudrat Ullah: Pakistan is a victim of bad governance and corruption. Due to institutional decay and slackness of the top babus (bureaucrats), government infrastructure, especially in smaller districts and tehsils where gubernatorial feudal elite and corrupt officials often make lives of
Punjab khappay? – by Nadeem Paracha: According to many emails that I received after posting a blog in the wake of the terrible bomb attacks in Lahore last week, I was ‘spreading politics of ethnicity.’ I don’t know exactly what made these folks think this way,
By aligning itself with Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba, PML-N poses existential threat to Pakistan: Existentialist threat The PML-N’s right wing ideology is an open secret. Thus it is not surprising if the party has now come clear on its stance vis-à-vis the militant outfits. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has finally exposed the
Time to wakeup for PPP- by H.A. Khan: If you have some love with the history and the current affairs of Pakistan, then it is very easy to assess some important things going around. Certain things that are happening around these days are making some more clarity towards
Some legal aspects of PML-N’s alliance with Sipah-e-Sahaba – by Babar Sattar: Hobnobbing with terror Legal eye What are the irresistible compulsions of power politics that forced the PML-N to jump into bed with the proscribed Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan and its head Muhammad Ahmad Ludhianvi to win the provincial assembly seat in
PML-N’s Sipah-e-Sahaba group and its cost to Punjab: The pattern of by-elections in Jhang and PML-N’s alliance with Sipah-e-Sahaba is a worrisome development. However, this is not the first time that PML-N has established alliances with terrorist organisations. Only a few days ago (in February 2010), PML-N
PML-N teaming up with Sipah-e-Sahaba for Local Government polls in Punjab: ‘PML-N teaming up with banned outfit for LG polls’ * Deputy Opp leader describes PML-N’s links with Sipah-e-Sahaba as ‘shocking’ * Ex-Rahimyar Khan nazim alleges govt will only conduct LG elections when assemblies’ tenure ends * Pervaiz Rasheed says
Maulana Ahmed Ludhianvi of ASWJ leads a grand rally in Jhang with the help of PML-N’s Punjab government: We at LUBP proudly present to our readers the latest specimen of good governance of PML-N’s government in Punjab. Residents of Jhang (central Punjab) are currently experiencing an incredible surge in the presence and public activities of Sipah-e-Sahaba, a
Two sectarian terrorists freed by Punjab government – by Rauf Klasra: The controversial Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, Khawaja Muhammad Sharif, who is notorious for his pro-Taliban tendencies, has facilitated the release of two convicted terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) at the request of Chief Minister of Punjab Mian
Thanks to PML-N, sectarian violence may revisit Punjab: Source: The News, February 27, 2010 Jhang fears return of sectarian violence PML-N sees no harm in seeking banned outfit’s blessing By Khalid Hurral & Babar Dogar JHANG/LAHORE: A defunct sectarian organisation, Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP), is rearing its head
Threat from Jhang: Editorial While the champions of Seraikistan and politicians of North Punjab jointly disavow any decline of South Punjab into a stronghold of religious terrorists, our National Assembly has echoed with warnings about the persistence in Jhang of the dominance
Pakistan needs good bureaucrats like this one….: The Jhang modelSaturday, November 01, 2008 The extraordinary feats achieved by a mid-level government official, who served for some years as the DCO Jhang, have not received sufficient notice. The innovative bureaucrat, who has now rather tragically quit government
The genius of Jhang: Dr Abdus Salam: …….The genius of Jhang: Dr Abdus SalamBy Ahmad Faruqui (Daily Dawn) EVERY October, the Nobel Academy announces the names of individuals whose genius has earned them its coveted prize. The winners are awarded the prize by the King of