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Implement Fata Reforms or brace for another sit-in: FSO asks govt

Implement Fata Reforms or brace for another sit-in: FSO asks govt
February 11, 2018

PESHAWAR: Tribal students organisations have asked the government to implemented the promised reforms in tribal areas or else they would stage a sit-in in Islamabad.

Giving a month-long deadline, the students expressed reservations over non-implementations of reforms in Fata.

A convention was organized under the aegis of Fata Students Organisation wherein pro-merger tribal elders were also present.

An announcement was released at the end of the convention, demanding merger of Fata with KP immediately, allocation of woman seats for tribal women at KP assembly and implementation to reforms.

FSO president told Tribal News Network that they demand immediate merger of Fata with KP, local government elections, and campuses of all universities there.

They also demanded of the government to stops tribal people harassment on checkpoints set up by army and protection to civil activists and journalists.

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