Usman Kakar struggled for supremacy for constitution, Pashtoon rights: Speakers
Thousands turned out to pay tribute to Usman Khan Kakar: Photo taken from social media

Staff Reporter:

QUETTA: Speakers at a public meeting organized by the Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) have paid rich tribute to Usman Khan Kakar. The party observed the first death anniversary of Usman Kakar on Tuesday.

“Usman Khan sacrificed his life for the supremacy of the constitution and usurp Pashtoon rights”, Mehmood Khan Achakzai, the Central Chairman of PKMAP told flag-waving supporters at the Hockey Ground in Quetta.

In their speeches, the party leaders lashed out at the rulers for what they call their failure to address the grievances of Pashtoons and other small nationalities living in the country. They stated that Pashtoons were deprived of their legal and constitutional rights in the country.

“Our struggle will continue for supremacy of Constitution despite all odds”, Mehmood Achakzai said. He reiterated that there should be no role of intelligence agencies in the political affairs of the country to make Pakistan a strong democracy.

The party workers chanted slogans in the support of Usman Khan Kakar and paid rich tribute to him during the public meeting. The portraits of the late Kakar were also displayed during the public meeting.

Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, Khushal Khan Kakar, Raza Muhammad Raza, Qahar Wadan and others addressed the public meeting. In their separate speeches, they said that Usman Khan Kakar was a symbol of democracy and a champion of Pashtoon rights.

 

 

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