QUETTA: The Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC), in protest of the resumption of NATO supplies continued the long march from Quetta to Chaman, Express News reported on Sunday.
The march, headed by Maulana Samiul Haq, left from Quetta yesterday (Saturday), stopped at Yaaro for the night and resumed its march to Chaman early morning.
The participants of the long march will halt briefly at the Pir Ali Zai forest, Mir Zai base and Fort Abdullah, following which they will resume the march to Chaman.
Strict security measures have been taken for the long march which was part of the second phase of the long march announced by DPC.
Eariler, Maulana Samiul Haq had said that the long march was not just against re-opening Nato supplies but also against corruption, the increase in prices and power outages, adding that the act was un-Islamic.
After the first phase when DPC marched to Islamabad, the second phase, which will hold marches from Quetta to Chaman, Karachi to Hyderabad, Multan to Dera Ghazi Khan, Sargodha to Mianwali, Peshawar to Khyber Pass, Rawalpindi to Chakwal Talagang, Faisalabad to Sargodha, Khushab and Islamabad is underway.
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