Rawalpindi administration denies permission to PPP for holding public rally

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

26th Mar, 2021. 12:40 pm

The Rawalpindi administration has denied permission to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for holding public rally on April 4 to mark the 42nd death anniversary of its founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

According to the details, the administration denied permission due to the significant rise in the coronavirus cases in the city.

PPP had sought permission from the district administration of Rawalpindi to allow them to hold a public gathering but was denied owing to the growing number of COVID-19 cases.

A few days ago, the district administration of Rawalpindi had also refused to allow the Jamaat-e-Islami to hold a rally in Liaquat Bagh due to fears of the spread of the corona virus.

On the other hand, the Sindh Ministry of Health has also addressed its concerns to the Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto over the virus spread.

It merits mentioning here that 63 more deaths due to the novel Coronavirus and 4,368 new positive cases were reported in the country during the last 24 hours.

The death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic has now reached 14,091while 591,145 patients stand recovered from the disease.

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