KARACHI: The JUI-F administration on Wednesday denied permission to hold an anti-Israel rally in the seaport city.
The party, led by Maulana Fazlur Rehman, had on January 12 sought a Non-Objection Certificate (NOC) from the office of Deputy Commissioner Karachi East for permission.
Sources said Geo News That DC Muhammad Ali Shah has sought the opinion of Sindh Police and this request is being reviewed.
Earlier this month, the JUI-F visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi on January 21 to condemn Israel and any possible move to establish diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv. Announced a “million people march” and a gathering near.
On Monday, Maulana said in a press briefing that 11 opposition parties under the banner of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) would participate in the anti-Israel rally.
JUI-F leaders are visiting the city’s madrassas to seek support for the planned rally.
Last week, he visited Jamia Banuri Town, Jamia Ahsan-ul-Uloom and Jamia Ehteshamia, Jamia Darul Uloom Saffa, Jamia Naduwatul Alam, Jamia Ahith Uloom, and Jamia Farooqia Phase 2, Darul Uloom Karachi, Jamia Banuria, Shah Faisal Colony. Ashrafia Qasmia University, Hamadia University, Anwar-ul-Uloom Shadbagh University, Maghzan-ul-Uloom University and other madrassas
The JUI-F leaders also met Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, Allama Mufti Taqi Usmani, former head of the Central Route Hilal Committee, Allama Obaidullah Khalid Khan, and spoke to madrassa students at Jamia Manba-ul-Uloom (Manghopir). ۔