ANP start confrontation with Hazarawalls in Karachi

KARACHI :  newly emerging ethic rivals clashes would be on card.

The clash between the rival ethnic parities and the arrest of seven workers of Hazara community on Monday with in the limits of Shah Faisal Police station fueled the tension.
According to the reports, skirmish between the recently emerging rival ethnic groups has been continued for last couple of weeks in different areas.
On Sunday when workers of Hazara community were getting back after a protest demonstration being attacked by the workers of ANP in Shah Fisal Town, said Naeem Ashraf, spokesman of Hazara Youth League.
He added their workers were getting back to their areas peacefully when rival group activists were pelting with stones on rally and also caught some of the workers of Hazara community and torturing them.
Workers of the Hazara community when came to known reached to rescued their associates when police party arrested the victims while miscreants were managed to escape, he said added that police knew the facts but booked our innocent people because they are influential people having stake in national and provincial government.
   
Police said that the arrested persons included Asghar, Bashir, Nadeem and Saleem were booked while registered the FIR No 262/10 on the complaint of ANP local leader named Pervaz.

Pervaz while in his statement to the police said that the a large number of people belonging to the Hazara community arrived at ANP’s office located at Qalandari Chowk within the limits of Shah Faisal police station where they destroyed and torched the stuff in the office. Upon resistance, three ANP men named Yaqoob, Shahid Bangash and Naveed Tanoli were wounded as their rival group members were beaten them with the batons and iron rods. On the other hand, during the clash, two ANP’s rival men Saleem Qureshi and Adeel were also wounded. Following the incident, panic and fear gripped up the locality, however, the heavy contingent of the law enforcers controlled the law and order situation.

It is pertinent to mention here that there are many more areas in Karachi where both communities have been residing jointly including Sultanabad, Shreen Jinnah Colony, Kala Pull, Qayoomabad, Mehmoodabad, Baldia Town, Quaidabad, Sharpao Colony, Landhi, Kimari, metrovill and various other areas where tension has been continued between the rival groups while it has been expected that the confrontation between the rival group would be violent in the city.

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Establishment of Hazara province is the goal of my life, Baba says

KARACHI: The supreme leader of Hazara Province Movement (HPM) Baba Haider Zaman has said that “I am the servant of Hazarawalls and I have only one goal in my life that is to establish the Hazara province for my community”.

The aged leader of HPM expressed this while he was addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Monday.

It may be noted that Baba Hadier Zaman had addressed a crowded gathering of Hazarawalls to the platform HPM yesterday (Sunday) at Railway ground in Kala Pull, regarding the political movement of the establishment of Hazara province.

He declared that during the Karachi’s meeting of HPM, on Sunday, the first brick has been put up in the establishment of the Hazara province.

He said that the HPM meeting in Karachi has decided that all big and small parties, groups and factions which were working for the rights of Hazarawalls, now merged into the HPM and former would be the sole representative and responsible party of Hazarawalls.   

He maintained that “the creation of Hazara province is necessary for the safety of Pakistan as those managed to put up the name of Khyber-Pukhtoonkhwa has an old wish and dream to create greater Pukhtoonistan in the region”.

But he warned that those wanted to disintegrate the country the Hazarawalls would be the biggest wall in the way of their nefarious designs.

The HPM central leader surprised that why rulers agreed upon the controversial new name of (Khyber-Pukhtoonkhwa) while only due to the security point of view a lot of assets have situated in the Hazara region, he added.

Responding on a query, Baba Haider Zaman said no one can hijack our party HPM as neither he fear to any one nor can be bought him.

He made it clear that he supposed himself a servant of Hazarawalls and only one point agenda of his all politics to get a separate province for his community.
 
He paid rich tribute to the martyrs of Hazara province movement said that the community will remember forever the sacrifices of those youngsters who gave their lives to make successful the movement of Hazara province.

On that occasion HPM other leaders Sardar Iqbal, Ex-Mansehra Nazim Sardar Yousuf, Ex- Tehsil Nazim Balakot Syed Junaid Qasim and Mustaq Ghani were also present.

Owner of the website looted in day light

KARACHI- Despite the ban on pillion riding in the city, the owner of www.hazarasooba.tk and www.zakiralihp.tk with his wife looted by pillion riders in day light at main Landhi road near Korangi Crossing area on Monday.

As per details, the staffer Zakir Ali Awan went to Korangi for conducting his wife’s interview in Jublee Campus of Beacon House School System, after getting the interview they were standing on the stop in front of Shell Petrol pump for waiting the coach at 12:30 noon, where two unidentified armed men came on motorcycle and snatched valuables including jewelry, mobile phone, cash and other valuables worth of more than 90 thousand from them.

The victim Zakir Ali Awan Said that the culprits look like Sindhi, while both were wearing Shalwar Kameez and used a China company’s motorcycle “Super” without displaying any number plat.

It is pertinent to mention that Zakir Ali got married just one year back and earlier some culprits deprived him from valuables on Netty Jetty Bridge last year too when he was come back to home from his office late night. He also deprived from his house and other valuables in October 2005 earthquake in Balakot area, where his family were reside before the earthquake.

Zakir Ali demanded to high-ups and law enforcers to arrest the culpirts who deprived them from veluables and recovered their veluables.

Tehreek-e-Hazara holds rally in Karachi

Hazara to become a province, says Baba Haider Zaman

KARACHI – Linchpin of Tehreek-e-Hazara Sardar Haider Zaman, commonly known as Baba Haider Zaman, has said that Hazarawalls had established Pakistan and now they will get their own Hazara province, which is necessary for the protection of their generations.
He was addressing a mammoth gathering of Hazarawalls at Railway Ground Kalapul on Sunday night. A large number of people belonging to the Hazara community participated in the rally, which was addressed by the supreme leader of the Tehreek-e-Hazara for the first time.
Urging the entire Hazara community to show solidarity and unity among their ranks to make their own Hazara province a reality, Zaman said their all struggle and politics revolved around one-point agenda and that was to get Hazara province for Hazarawalls. He called the Hazara community to get ready for the sacrifices to achieve their own province. He warned that those wanted to establish Khyber Pakhtu-nkhwa would now see how we get the Hazara province.
“First we would follow all democratic ways to get our rights and see what and how the government respond to our demands,” he said. He said that if the rulers did not show flexibility to establish the Hazara province, the Tehreek-e-Hazara would go all out and hold long march, civil disobedience movement and other ways to get their demands fulfilled. He apprised the gathering that Tehreek-e-Hazara had given one month deadline to the government to consider their demands and after that they would inform the Hazarawalls about the future line of action.

On the occasion, Ex-Tehsil Nazim Balakot Syed Junaid Qasim who also the son of former federal minister Syed Qasim Shah said that the leaders of HMP are not effiliated the any political party, we all are unite on one point agenda that is Hazara Province.

The meeting was also addressed by Tehreek-e-Hazara and Hazara Youth League (HYL) Pakistan leaders including Alam Zaib Khan, Haji Khursheed, MPA Mushtaq Ghani, Naeem Ashraf, Wali Muhammad Jadoon, Sardar Iqbal, Sardar Yousuf.
The spokesman for HYL Pakistan Naeem Ashraf told The Nation that Baba Haider Zaman would stay in Karachi till Monday and meet with different groups of Hazara community residing in Karachi before he leaves for Abbott-abad the same evening.

Uplift package soon to woo Hazara people

ISLAMABAD – An effort has been launched to evolve a comprehensive political and economic package for the people of Hazara to persuade them to give up demand for a separate province, sources informed on Sunday. Well-placed political sources informed TheNation that three major ruling parties including the PPP, PML-N and ANP held talks to collectively offer political and economic incentives for Hazara division in a bid to win their hearts and minds. The sources said that the move came after some of the political leaders had launched a campaign for separate Hazara province.
“It is a package of mix incentives being worked out jointly by the provincial governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab”, a PML-N, MP from Hazara informed TheNation.
He said that apart from political incentives that include creation of more districts and divisions, the two governments were working together to evolve a development package worth Rs 50 billion for the Hazara Division.
A PML-N leader, on condition of the anonymity, informed that the development package would include infrastructure projects mainly roads, tube wells for irrigation and a major canal link from Tarbela that would be used to irrigate lands in Haripur.
The package also includes allocation of funds for each district to be earmarked by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government. The sources said that the contribution of Punjab Government was being worked out and might be announced in the upcoming budget.
Sources from PPP and ANP said that apart from the uplift package, the ANP-led coalition Government was actively considering creation of more district and divisions so that the people could be given political representation. “ This package includes creation of more seats for National Assembly as well as the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly”, the sources said.
The PML-N had to face humiliation at the gross-root level after the party leadership decided to support renaming of the NWFP as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
“The Punjab Government is ready to share the burden”, a source said, adding that otherwise the PML-N would have to suffer huge political loss during the next general elections not only in Hazara but also in the province.