NADRA PROTES

PESHAWAR, May 9: Residents of Bhanamari locality in the provincial capital Peshawar staged rally against NADRA, the database authority of Pakistan, for blocking their computerized national identity cards.

They said the NADRA was not issuing cards to hundreds of people in the area.

“NADRA has not only blocked my identity card but several of family members are also facing this problem. I have been visiting police stations and courts for this,” said a resident.

The NADRA officials, however, said that they had not blocked the cards but that the issuance process has been changed and it now take more time.