Protest and peace march held in Wana

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People belonging to different walks of life including political leadership, civil society and lawyers in the protest demanded from the government and security agencies to maintain law and order in view of the recent disturbing situation in Lower Waziristan. Many political parties, lawyers, businessmen, councilors, civil societies, and social personalities participated in the protest.

Apart from this, political leaders from other parts of the country also participated. The district police had made full-proof security arrangements for the protesters the business community completely shut down Wana Bazaar for demonstration. Addressing the protest, the speakers said that Waziristan has been a victim of external and internal conspiracies, terrorism and unrest for the past several decades. The speakers demanded that separate DC, DPO, Judicial Complex and all line departments for Lower Waziristan should be shifted to their headquarters.

The speakers said that in the 25th constitutional amendment, Lower Waziristan district including the entire former FATA has become a part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In which regional responsibility and maintaining peace and order become the duty of civil administration and security agencies.

In the ongoing declaration, it was also said that Article 9 of the Constitution is the protection of life and liberty of citizens, while Article 18 guarantee for livelihood, business and safe trade.

 

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