RAWALPINDI – Citing security threats and terrorist attacks, city administration has now decided not to allow Dr Tahirul Qadri to hold a protest rally on May 11.
The sources privy to city administration and higher ups said on Monday that until recently it was not decided whether to allow Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) to hold protest on May 11.
Source added “Intelligence reports from secrete agencies suggest that there are chances of terrorist attacks in any public gathering in Rawalpindi.”
Dr Tahirul Qadri has had previously decided to hold a massive rally on May 11 the day that marks the completion of one year of the present government-led by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
However, despite confusion regarding the permission, PAT has initiated all the preparations which were now in top gear.
PAT would take out a rally from Liaquat Bagh to Committee Chowk in Rawalpindi. The PAT workers are being invited through SMSs to partake into the demonstration against the lack of governance.