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PTI allowed to hold public rally in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Government has conditionally allowed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf to hold its public rally in the Federal Capital.

A notification to this effect was issued by the office of District Magistrate Islamabad on Saturday (19th of November, 2022).

Under the notification envisaging also terms and conditions, the permission to hold rally will be valid for route from Koral Chowk, Islamabad Expressway till Chak Beli More Rawat, Rawalpindi through T-cross Islamabad on 19th November.

Participants are disallowed to block any road, vandalise public property, or raise anti-state slogans.

The notification states that every type of gathering or rally apart from this place will be an illegal assembly and action will be taken in case of violation.

A traffic plan would be also issued to ensure smooth flow of traffic.

District administration Islamabad has conditionally allowed the PTI rally to move towards Rawat from Koral Chowk and asked the organisers to ensure participants remain peaceful during the movement, Islamabad police said.

In a tweet, the capital police said section 144 will remain in place in areas other than the route permitted for the march.

Under the conditions, participants won’t be allowed to block any road, vandalise public property, or raise anti-state slogans.

Police warned of action if any of the rally participants were spotted carrying arms or violating the prescribed code.

It is to mention that PTI has been granted NOC by the Islamabad administration to hold a rally in the Capital but on 35 conditions.

PTI has been given the permission to hold peaceful rally on the application of party leader Ali Nawaz Awan.

A deal between PTI and Islamabad administration was made in which 35 conditions were made.

Islamabad Deputy Commissioner issued the NOC to PTI for holding a rally from Koral Chowk to Chak Beili Rawat.

The Islamabad DC cautioned the PTI that their rally is not allowed to alter the route fixed already.

Any deviation from the rally route will ultimately lead to cancellation of the NOC, the DC added.


Sania Jamali

Sania Jamali, who studied Media in UAE, is associated with since its inception (2015) mostly reporting International Politics.