ISLAMABAD: Wafaqul Madaris al-Arabia has announced a countrywide protest against Rawalpindi incident.
All the educational institutes in the garrison city will remain closed while a rally would be taken out which would start from Lal Mosque and culminate at the Islamabad’s National Press Club after Friday prayers.
Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) chief Ahmed Ludhianvi will lead the prayers outside the mosque and seminary torched by rioters on 10th Muharram during a procession.
Difae Pakistan Council and traders bodies have announced their support to a ‘peaceful protest’ while the Punjab government says it will deploy army and paramilitary Rangers as part of security arrangements.
Karachi chapter of the AWSJ has also announced to take out rallies to record protest against the attack on Rawalpindi mosque and killing of innocent people.
Traders and transporters say they will make any decision keeping in view law and order situation.