RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi High Court Bar and other Bar Associations on Thursday announced to observe November 3 as Black Day which according to them would prove to be a last nail in the coffin for Restoration of Judiciary.
These views were expressed by High Court Bar Rawalpindi Sardar Asmat Ullah Khan and General Secretary Malik Sadiq Awan and others in a crowded press conference in Bar Room on Thursday.
The Lawyers from all the five District Bars and 15 Tehsil Bars will participate in the protest scheduled for November 3, along with Representatives of Bars across the country Sardar Asmatullah Khan, LCHBA Rawalpindi President informed.
They were of the view that they will continue their just struggle for Independence of Judiciary and re-instatement of deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
Sardar Asmatullah Khan said that November 3 will be a historical day in freedom of judiciary urging all the masses from various walks of life, Civil Society and others to participate in the Rally outside Parliament House on November 3 and then a formal sit-in.
Before the sit-in Deposed CJP will address Lawyers Convention.
They said that if they are stopped to cross Constitutional Avenue on Security Grounds, then Lawyers will strongly condemn it.
Latif Khosa after attaining the office of Attorney General is involved in vengeance activities, they stressed.
We will not allow entry of Law Minister Farooq H Naik and Attorney General Latif Khosa in High Court Bar, they pointed.
All these people are trying to sabotage our Movement urging Asif Ali Zardari is proving to be more dangerous than Pervez Musharraf, they held.
The country cannot progress without an independent Judiciary, they said.
Independence of Judiciary was impossible without reinstating sacked chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, they emphasized.
They said that Promulgation of the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to Asif Ali Zardari was a Black Chapter in the country’s history adding that it was aimed at favoring Zardari.
Government is fighting the United States war in the Tribal Areas urging Government falsely claims to be Pakistan’s own war when it is clearly America’s war, they highlighted.
They said that all the policies of the Government were inconsistent with the policies of the previous Musharraf regime.
They further added that Musharraf’s 3 rd November steps were illegal and unconstitutional thus now people and country have to a pay a heavy price for it in the form of bloodshed, bankruptcy , terrorism, extremism and controversial Judiciary System.