NEW YORK – A large number of the supporters of Tehreek-e-Hazara Province (THP) staged protest in front of the hotel when Awami National Party leader Asfandyar Wali Khan was arrived on Monday during his visit of USA.
The supporters of Tehreek-e-Hazara Province chanted slogans in favour of Hazara Province and against the new ethnic name of NWFP. After that the ANP workers also chanted slogans in favour of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in retaliation.
In that situation the ANP leader Asfandyar Wali went inside the hotel silently, later addressed to the party workers in the hotel.
On the occasion Tehreek-e-Hazara Province supporter Iqbal Jadoon while criticizing the Asfandyar Wali Khan said that the renaming the province on the base of dishonesty.
While another supporter of Tehreek-e-Hazara Province Rasheed Abbasi said that if ANP conduct referendum over the new name of NWFP now, they would be defeated across the province because the majority of the people of NWFP is against the new ethnic name.
On the occasion heavy contingent of police were deployed on the spot, however the supporters of Tehreek-e-Hazara Province were dispelled peacefully without happening any gloomy incident.