Angry protestors refuse to budge from their demands

Angry protestors refuse to budge from their demands

Staff Report

GWADAR: In the coastal city of Gwadar, Balochistan, thousands of people, including women and children, have been protesting for basic facilities including clean drinking water and jobs for locals.
Central leader Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman has announced that he will no longer hold talks with any provincial minister. Now he will only talk to Balochistan Chief Minister Quddus Bizenjo, Chief Secretary and Corps Commander Balochistan.
The ongoing sit-in led by local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman has entered its 18th day. Strikes were announced after which markets and shops were closed across the city.
The protestors vowed that the protest movement would continue till the demands of Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman were not complied with. That the government has been given a respite of 70 years and now the government has no other option but to implement the demands without any delay. However, the police department sent 5,000 officers, including officers, to Gwadar. These include DSPs, SHOs.
In addition, they include 2200 Balochistan Constabulary personnel who will be deployed to deal with law and order and possible tensions. Keep in mind that local leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami. Under the leadership of Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman, a large number of citizens from Gwadar, Turbat, Pushkan, Zarman, Baleda, Ormara and Pasni are involved in the rights movement for Gwadar. Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman had said that When the Pak-China Economic Corridor (CPC) started, the people of Gwadar were told that the projects would be extended to the whole of Pakistan as well as to the provinces.
There are no facilities or jobs and it is not being respected. Not a single particle of C-Pack has been spent on Balochistan. It has been decided that the Maritime Affairs Agency, District Administration and Fisheries Department of Balochistan Sea I will conduct joint patrols against illegal fishing by trawlers and to get the foreign trawler mafia out of the waters of Gwadar district and to protect the rights of fishermen of the entire province including Gwadar. Excise, Taxation and Anti-Narcotics Departments had ordered the closure of all pubs in Gwadar district and ordered immediate implementation of the law and order situation in the area due to fears of deterioration. Notifications of approval of demands have also been provided, but so far the organizers do not seem satisfied with these claims, which is why the sit-in is still going on. Will not negotiate.
He will now hold talks only with Balochistan Chief Minister Qudoos Bizenjo, Chief Secretary and Corps Commander Balochistan. The coastal highway is blocked while there is a shutter dawn strike in Gwadar. He said that the government negotiating committee had issued four notifications but could not implement them. During the night talks, a request was made for a week on our demand on border issues and three months on other issues.
We will not give any respite now. The sit-in will continue. Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman said that we will issue a report on the check posts of the security forces all over Makran. We will not end the sit-in till our demands are fully implemented.
The protest also included decision to close Gwadar Expressway. The decision has been withdrawn, however, the second announcement is still pending.