KARACHI: Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, Pakistan, on Wednesday took out a rally from Lasbela Chowrangi to Tibet Centre, M A Jinnah Road to mark the Youm e Siddique e Akbar (May Allah be pleased with him) Day.
Qari Rab Nawaz Hanfi, Dr Fayyaz, Maulana Moavia Azam, Taj Muhammad Hanfi, led rallies from Landhi, Nagan Chowrangi, Lyari and Baldia that joined the main rally at Lasbela Chowrangi. Later, this rally led by Maulana Masoodur Rehman Usmani marched to the Tibet Centre.
Maulana Masoodur Rehman Usmani, in his address, criticized the government for not declaring public holiday on the Youm e Siddique e Akbar.
Police had blocked main streets with containers from Numaish Chowrangi to Tibet Centre to avoid any untoward incident. However, severe traffic jams were witnessed in Saddar area as the Main M A Jinnah Road from Mazar-e-Quaid to Tibet Center was closed for traffic.