QUETTA: Tribal elders from different cities and towns took out a rally Monday. It started from Kuchlak about 15 Km north of Quetta to Almo chowk in the city. Tribal elders from Pishin, Muslim Bagh, Chaman, Khanozai and Kuchlak were included in the rally. They were led by Malik Muhammad Yasin and Malik Farooq Mehterzai and others. Rally was consisted of hundreds of vehicles and motorcycles. Participants started form Kuchlak staged a sit in at Almo Chowk along Airport road here.
Due to their sit in hundreds of vehicles stranded along both sides of the Airport road creating serious difficulties to the people.
Participants shouted slogans in support of Army and ISI to express solidarity with them and against Geo and Jang Group. They demanded cancellation of license of Jang and Geo Group for maligning Army and defence institutions and action against Senior Anchor Hamid Mir.
Chief of Kuchlak Malik Yasin Kakar, Chief of Mehterzai Malik Farooq Mehterzai and others said that Geo and Jang Group was following foreign agenda and through Hamid Mir they make propaganda against defence institutions.
They said Hamid Mir is not only enemy of Army and ISI but of entire Pashtoon Nation. He wrote disgracing articles against Pashtoons and made programmes against Pashtoon leaders Mahmood Achakzai, Asfand Yar Wali and Maulana Fazlur Rehman. They said if government, Army and defence institutions forgive Geo and Jang Group including Hamid Mir Pashtoon nation would not do so.
They ended their sit in after several hours of blockade of airport road.