Hunger strike: Anti-corruption campaign launched

The campaign aims to observe a symbolic hunger strike in front of Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial assembly.


Ppi September 17, 2011

PESHAWAR: Social and political workers launched a country-wide movement against corruption on Friday known as “Bedar Pakistan” (awaken Pakistan). The movement also aims to work towards strengthening democracy in political parties. The campaign aims to observe a symbolic hunger strike on Saturday in front of Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial assembly and the Peshawar High Court. Addressing a press conference here, Fayaz Ali Khan, central convener of the movement, said that country was passing through a difficult situation, saying that corruption, law and order situation, terrorism and target killing had created disturbance in the entire country. Khan said it was the duty of every citizen to come forward against corruption and demanded that there should be anti-corruption committees set up at a district level across the country.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 17th,  2011.

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