Sheikh-ul-Islam Dr. Prof. Tahir-ul-Qadri / Tehreek Minhajul Quran Long March (Jan 13-14, 2013 Lahore to Islamabad)
Lahore (Breaking News / Sunday, January 13, 2013) – Chief of Tehreek i Minhaj ul Quran Pakistan chief Dr. Professor Tahir ul Qadri will start his long march from Model Town Lahore today on Sunday, 13/01/2013.
Earliar long march start timing was 9:00 AM. But it has delayed now. Preparation in this connection is underway at Tehreek i Minhaj-ul-Quran head quarter Model Town Lahore.
Geo News / The News Report about Long March
A large number of people, including women have started gathering at Tehreek-Minhajul Quran Markaz in Lahore as they prepared for long-march on Islamabad, Geo News reported Sunday.
Preparations continued through night as activists of the TMQ were seen placing banners and loud speakers on trucks buses and other vehicles they hired for traveling.
The enthusiastic TMQ workers despite cold weather chanted slogans and encouraged each other that they would rid the country of corrupt rulers.
On the other hand, Islamabad has been converted into a military cantonment in the backdrop of Dr Tahirul Qadri’s long-march which he announced to stage to get government’s assurance for electoral reforms.
Sohail Waraich Analysis
Geo News anchor and senior political commentator Sohail Waraich said the crowd consisted of youth and more charged as compared to that of TMQ’s 23 December Lahore Jalsa.
However, he said the long-march could be judged only after witnessing whole the participants, their age, class and discipline.