Normalcy returns to city as sit-in protesters pack up and leave


KARACHI: Life in metropolis returned to normalcy when a religious group lifted their sit-in from MA Jinnah Road near Mazar e Quaid on Monday.

For more than a week, Karachiites faced agonizing troubles as activists of religious group blocked the main MA Jinnah Road and some other arteries of the city to press their demands. However, the citizens breathed a sigh of relief when this tormenting protest ended on Monday.

Markets and bazaars of the city also opened after the end of the protest. Pakistan Medical Associations and other civil society organizations have demanded of the government to ban every sort of political, religious and protest rallies and sit-in on main roads and busy streets as a right of peaceful movement is the fundamental right of citizens.

They regretted that due to the weakness of government, important roads and streets are blocked by violent mobs and other unruly groups and outfits and this mockery of law should now end.