The federal minister mentioned the choice has been taken on the Punjab authorities’s request.
“We’re forwarding a abstract to the federal cupboard to impose a ban on the TLP,” Rasheed mentioned in Islamabad, as protests have been held throughout varied cities of the nation.
Protests by a spiritual occasion have brought on issues for the lots in main cities throughout the nation for the previous two days and have claimed the lives of three folks, together with two policemen. Practically 100 policemen have additionally been injured in clashes with the protesters.
Talking concerning the TLP’s negotiations, Rasheed mentioned the federal government wished to desk a decision within the Nationwide Meeting and wished to kind a consensus on it however they (TLP) insisted on marching to the Faizabad Interchange.
“Our efforts to persuade them failed. So far as the matter of Khatam-e-Nabwat is anxious, I’m prepared to offer my life,” declared the minister.
He mentioned miscreants had snatched a rifle from a police officer and used it to fireside at others in one of many protests.
The minister defended the federal government, saying it supposed to honour the settlement made with the TLP earlier.
Concerning the FIRs filed towards protesters, Rasheed mentioned they have been all filed in accordance with the regulation.
“I’ve by no means supported this occasion nor had ever met Khadim Hussain Rizvi (former TLP chief),” the minister mentioned, including the ban has been imposed attributable to TLP’s “character” and never attributable to any any political compulsion.