Solidarity rally with District Administration
CHITRAL: The activists of different civil society
organizations took out a protest rally in Chitral to express
solidarity with the district administration in its ongoing campaign
against the encroachments and illegal profiteering in the district
and assured their all out support to make it a success.
Starting from the Chew Bridge, the rally passed through different
roads of the city and culminated in Jang Bazaar where it turned
into a meeting addressed by the representative of the organization.
They said that it was for the first time after the merger of the
former princely state Chitral with the country in 1969 that an
officer has taken the earnest measures to establish the writ of the
government in its entirety and rid the people of encroachment which
had made the life a hell for them.
They said that due to the lethargic attitude of the district
administration in the past, the shop keepers had encroached upon
the road on both sides of the bazaar and subjected the people to
suffocation while passing through it.
They eulogized the bold step taken by the incumbent deputy
commissioner Osama Ahmed Warraich for his urge to retrieve the
encroached land from the illegal occupants and annexed it to the
They also enumerated the measures taken by him in different sphere
of administration during the short period of two months after his
posting making the change a tangible to all and sundry.
The civil society organizations included Nowjanan-e-Chitral,
Chitral Youth Club, Jughur Action Committee, Al-Badr Society.