All the opposition parties’ in the Rahbar Committee have decided to take part in Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s Azadi March protest that is due to begin on October 27. The decision was made at a meeting of Rahbar Committee, a united front of nine
opposition parties, which agreed on four points that demand:
The convener opposition Rahbar Committee Akram Khan Durrani said on Tuesday that opposition parties are agreed on the demands of PTI government removal.
“Maulana Fazalur Rehman has no need to use the religious card as JUI-F march will be peaceful,” he said adding that all the parties have agreed on the removal of the present government and immediately holding of fresh election without military assistance. Talking on the occasion, PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal said that government has by-pass the parliament by issuing the presidential ordinance for the formation of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority.
ANP leader Mian Iftikhar said that the KP government has passed an ordinance that will allow police to arrest anyone at any time from his home that is condemnable. Farhatullah Babar said the opposition is united and the issues should not be messed.
Politics in Pakistan like many other third world countries something directly but often indirectly shaped by externalities set by international players. Right-wing forces have been instrumental in Pakistan while setting national priorities including economy and foreign policies. Since the beginning of the Afghanistan war, the role of religious elements has never been marginalized.
Though the collapse of the World Trade Centre was an epic event yet the Islamic right-wing forces remained a force to be reckoned with. The spread of Islamic ideology imperceptibly created the genesis of nationalist feelings in the western world. The seething surge of such nationalistic thoughts impacted the electoral results in many developed countries including France, England or even USA. Initially, it was construed as an inward shift and a protest against globalization.
Many countries in Asia including Pakistan failed to comprehend the direction of the wind. Pakistan continued to be a safe haven for outfits engaged in terrorist activities. These outfits remained financially independent due to regular financial support from their financiers and non-state players.
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27 September, 2019