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Jalali Demands Resignation of Punjab Law Minister

Already heading Tehreek Siraat-i-Mustaqeem, Dr Jalali claims that he had formed Tehreek-i-Labbaik the day Mumtaz Qadri — a police guard who killed former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer — was hanged on Feb 29 last year while Khadim Rizvi headed the TLP formed in Karachi in August 2015.

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Dr Jalali had earlier staged an eight-day sit-in close to D-Chowk in Islamabad. The protest missed media limelight and ended on Nov 3 after an assurance from the government that the Raja Zafarul Haq-led committee’s report on the controversial law would be made public within 20 days. He insists on continuing the Lahore protest until Mr Sanaullah steps down.

Apparently grieved at being ignored in the agreement with the federal government, Dr Jalali told the media that “qisas for 70 martyrs of Khatm-i-Nubuwat was not incorporated in it”. He also sought the resignation of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah for allegedly speaking for the Ahmadi community’s rights in a TV show.

 

 

Jalail claims he founded Tehrik Labaik

 

 

 

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India's River Diversion Plan and South Asia's Waters

More dams are to come, as India’s need to power its economy means it is quietly spending billions on hydropower in Kashmir. The Senate report totted up 33 hydro projects in the border area with Pakistan. The state’s chief minister, Omar Abdullah, says dams will add an extra 3,000MW to the grid in the next eight years alone. Some analysts in Srinagar talk of over 60 dam projects, large and small, now on the books. (This special report has appeared in the Bulletin on Current Affairs - February 2012, you may have to Buy the print edition to read full story)

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South Asia's Water - a growing rivalry

Indian, Pakistani & Chinese Border Disputes

India's River Diversion Plan: Its impact on Bangladesh

Water Crisis can Trigger nuclear war in South Asia

Reclaimed Water - the Western Experience

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