SC decision to restore minority’s rights vital: J Salik

Islamabad—Convener World Minorities Alliance and Organizer Awami Maseeha Party, Mr. J Salik has highly hailed the decision of the Apex court directing to fill reserved minorities seats by direct election and through minority votes. It a statement issued here on Wednesday, Mr. J Salik said that the implementation on Supreme Court’s (SC’s) decision is extremely necessary to restore the rights of minorities.
He said that after 13 years of our legal fight, finally we have won finally, the case regarding minorities’ elections and in this regard the SCP concluded that election method for minorities is not correct, their representatives should come through elections instead of selection as selection method is showing that the minorities are second class citizens in Pakistan and it is discrimination. He told that we can even start country wide protests in the same regards. He said that the Parliament has to implement this decision so that poor can access their rights.—Agencies

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