By Our Staff Reporter

QUETTA: Opposition political parties in Balochistan Assembly staged a sit in outside chief minister’s secretariat on Thursday afternoon to press the government for acceptance of their demands. The opposition lamented over recent suicide bombing, increasing unemployment and poverty in Balochistan.

Opposition leader Malik Sikandar Advocate, BNP legislators Sanaullah Baloch, Akhtar Hussain Langove, Nasrullah Zarai of Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) and other legislators walked from Balochistan Assembly to CM secretariat to protest over what they called prevailing worst situation in the province.

Addressing the protesting legislators, the BNP member provincial assembly, Sanaullah Baloch lashed out at the provincial government for its failure to protect the lives of citizens. He lamented that the chief minister Jam Kamal even failed to offer fateha for departed souls of martyred policemen and civilians in recent Quetta bombing.

“We want justice and solution of issues relating to Balochistan”, the opposition leader, Malik Sikandar advocate said. He said the government has failed to address the issues relating to Baluchistan and the chief minister was mere paying lip service to the people.

The opposition legislators had carried placards and banners inscribed with slogans criticizing the Jam Kamal Khan led government in Balochistan . They chanted full throated  slogans against the chief minister and his coalition partner  during the protest rally and  then sit in.

Police stopped the security guards of opposition legislators at the entrance gate of red zone. However, the legislators were allowed to stage sit in outside the CM secretariat.

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