JUI-F workers, elders protest FATA-KP merger

MIRANSHAH: Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) on Friday held protest against the tribal areas merger with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The protestors were holding placards inscribed with slogans against the merger and Frontier Crime Regulations Act (FCR).The protesters were of the view that the merger has taken place without taking the tribal people in confidence.

Amir of JUI-F, Miranshah, Maulana Mirza Jan while addressing the gathering said that the decision of the tribal areas merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been imposed on the tribal people from the top. Jan asked the Federal Government to revoke the merger and give the people their right to make their own decisions.

“We will not allow the merger until taking the tribal people are not taken in confidence,” said Mirza Jan. “There is no progress ahead. They are further throwing the tribal areas in darkness,” alleged the JUI-F leadership.  The JUI-F leadership said that they would go to every extent to secure their rights.

Maulana Rafiuddin,  Maulana Muhammad Alam Wazir,  Malik Zangi Khan wazir, Maulana Sultan Wazir, Mualana Shafi Ullah Wazir, Mualuna Naik Muhammad also participated in the protest demonstration.
The protestors also chanted slogans against  Donald Trump, the US president for declaring Baitul Moqadas as Israelis’ capital.