Protest against high-handedness of influential landlords
Posted on 11 months ago
HAFIZABAD: Hapless women and their dependants of Thatha Kalian today demonstrated in front of Press Club here to protest against the high-handedness of influential landlords who attacked and humiliated the womenfolk, tore off their clothes in order to occupy their houses.
The protesters including Faiza Iftikhar, Farzana Kousar, Hafeez Bibi, Rehana Kousar and Hafeez Bibi told the local mediamen that the accused Basharat Ali, Abdullah, Arif alongwith scores of their accomplices stormed into their houses, pounced upon all the occupants with lathis and other blunt weapons as a result of which four women were seriously injured.
So much so they tore off their clothes and as a result of which one pregnant woman was badly injured and miscarried.
They also protested against the attitude of the police and have demanded registration of case against the accused persons.
Hafizabad receives rain: Hafizabad received much awaited rain Sunday afternoon which help the growers in plant they paddy saplings. The weather has become pleasant. Due to pronged load-shedding, citizens were very happy over Almighty's blessing.
Lady Health workers demand increase in salaries: Addressing convention of Lady Health workers and Supervisions here Sunday, office bears of All Pakistan National Programme for Health Association have called upon the government to increase their salaries keeping in view soaring prices of essential goods and their strenuous duties.
Office bears of National Programme of Health of Lahore, Narowal, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Daska, Sheikhupura, Lala Musa, Kharian, Jhelum, Kasur, Gujar Khan, Wazirabad, Gojra, Sargodha and other places today assembled in the Jinnah Hall, today.
Central leaders Waseem Ullah Saleem Aasi, Ubaidullah Warraich, Amina Abbas, Muhammad Tariq, Hafiz Muhammad Mohsin, Abida Usman, Fareeda Kanwal, Ishrat Jameel and others said that LHWs and Supervisors were visiting every house to perform their duties but their salaries a quite inadequate.
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