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Pakistan witnessing protest as government remains ignorant towards troubles faced by people: Report Pakistan Protest
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Pakistan witnessing protest as government remains ignorant towards troubles faced by people: Report

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 15 Jan 2023, 10:13 pm

Islamabad:  Pakistan is witnessing widespread protests from Gilgit-Baltistan in the north to Gwadar port city in the south with people expressing discontent over the regime, media reports said.

The report underlined all the protests that the country has been struggling with. In Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) the protests are against Pakistan’s regime-led land acquisition, which was done for the project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Asian Lite reported as quoted by ANI.

Adding to this, the Asian Lite report quoted from Pamir Times in which Engineer Abid Tashi wrote about the state people facing power cut issues from the last three to four decades, ANI reported.

In the South, there are sit-in protests in Waziristan despite talks being held between tribal leaders and the government. With the failure of talks the protests that continued from January 10 has urged the government to take action against terrorists.

Due to the protest, traffic movement was stopped and over 8000 shops remained closed, according to the Asian Lite report as quoted by ANI.

In Gwadar port city protests held under the Gwadar Rights Movement leader, Maulana Hidayatur Rahman have demanded that Chinese ships leave the port area, The Asian Lite report said citing the Maritime Executive report.

Further, the protestors have also announced that if the regime keeps ignoring these ongoing peace protests then the protestors will pick up weapons.

The Gwadar port protest under Rehman is highlighting local grievances of fishermen. All the way from fishermen’s rights to the share of resources to adequate power and drinking water for the people. Entire families have joined the protest.

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