Protest staged by TLP against the blasphemous caricatures contest, rally set out from Lahore to Islamabad

Protest staged by TLP against the blasphemous caricatures contest, rally set out from Lahore to Islamabad

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LAHORE: On Wednesday a rally organized by Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) protesting against the blasphemous caricatures contest by anti-Islam Dutch parliamentarian Greet Wilders set out for Islamabad from Lahore.

The rally is mainly being led by Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi. As the protesters prepared to leave for the federal capital, Rizvi said they have laid their demands before the federal government, expressing optimism that the government would resolve the issue considering the sensitivity of the matter.

Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri also held a meeting with Rizvi. Qadri said the dignity of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was above everything.

The minister said everyone reserved the right to protest and that his government would provide full security to TLP rally. He further said the government was assured that the rally would remain peaceful.

Qadri urged the TLP to provide feasible suggestions, assuring that the recommendations would be acted upon.

 

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