Teachers, doctors join lawyers' rally
LAHORE, May 18(Dawn): Teachers and doctors on Thursday joined lawyers' rally on
The Mall to protest against the May 12 Karachi carnage and ongoing judicial
crisis. Hundreds of political workers and rights activists also attended the
rally and demanded President Musharraf to step down forthwith and restore
democratic set up in country.
A rally led by Lahore Bar Association was
taken out from Aiwan-i-Adl, which was joined at Nasser Bagh by the political
parties, including the PPP, the PML-N, the MMA, the Labour Party Pakistan, the
Islami Jamiat Talaba and the Khaksar Tehrik. Lawyers and members of the teachers
and doctors associations joined the rally at GPO Chowk. In the absence of LHCBA
president Ahsan Bhoon, secretary Sarfraz Cheema led the rally.