[News] Save Gojal Protest Rally in Lahore
March 1, 2010 3 Comments
Lahore (Sardar Alam): A protest rally held at Lahore by the Gojal Rabbat Committee (GRC) where the protestors mainly condemned the inaction of the government regarding inaction to resolve the issue of the affected people of Upper Hunza (Gojal) due the formation of lake on Hunza River as aftermath of Attabad disaster.
The protester have also torched effigy of the speaker of Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) Mr. Wazir Baig. It is to be remembered that Wazir Baig was having wining votes from (Upper Hunza) as a candidate of PPP in the election held in November 2009. However, the protesters have spared Mr. Mutabiat Shah, the technocrat selected member of GBLA who belongs to Gulmit,
The other main point of the protesters silence of the main stream national media of Pakistan which has adopted a suspicious silence over the huge damages occurred due the blockage of Karakuram Highway (KKH) and Hunza River.