Holding Jirgas is prohibited in Sindh: Nadia

Karachi—Coordinator to Chief Minister Sindh for Human Rights Ms. Nadia Gabol has said that practice of holding illegal Jirgas, to settle disputes, is prohibited in Sindh province and Human Rights Department is all set to prevent this invalid ritual across the province.
She also said that the judiciary had also played vital role in curbing such illegal tribal assemblies by imposing ban on holding of Jirgas in April 2004 in Sindh, said a statement on Friday.
She said that Pakistan Peoples Party had zero tolerance on violation of human rights in any form, anywhere and would resist any human rights violation in the country.
The PPP had been under the leadership of the PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari struggling for the uplift of the oppressed and left no stone unturned regarding bringing improvement in lives of the masses and for the protection and respect of the rights as humans, she added.—APP

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