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Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement
July 17, 2017

PESHAWAR: Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

Bilawal Afridi said that people of tribal areas were being ridiculed in the name of reforms but they would go all extent to get the reforms implemented.

He said that Fata Student Organisation (FSA) would stage a sit-in on July 19 outside governor house where large number students would participate in it.

President FSA Shaukat Aziz said that sit-in would continue unless their 15 demands were fulfilled including abolition of Frontier Crimes Regulations, merger with Khyber Pakthunkhwa and participation in elections for provincial assembly seats in next general elections

He said that MNA from tribal areas including Alhaj Shah Jee Gul, Uddinbuddin and others would also participate in the sit-in. He claimed that bureaucracy has been pressurizing them to call off sit-in but they would head to Islamabad if their demands were not met.

 

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