Azadi March: Fazl, Shehbaz at Islamabad’s H-9 ground


JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will address supporters today, the sixth day of his Azadi March 

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif is also there with him. Both are on stage and will address the crowd shortly

The marchers reached Islamabad Thursday but postponed their major rally due to a major train accident near Rahim Yar Khan that claimed 74 lives

As of Friday morning, the marchers were at the H-9 ground

Speaking to his supporters on Thursday night, he urged them to remain peaceful. If the government sticks to the agreement, so will we, he said. However, he has accused the government of violating the agreement they made

On Friday, Maulana Ghafoor Haideri announced on stage that female journalists should not be stopped from covering the Azadi March. He said there is no ban on women participating in the rally and that women should be treated with respect at the venue. His announcement comes after two female journalists, Shiffa Yousafzai of Hum News and Annie who did not specify which organisation she is from, said they were stopped from covering the march