BALOCHISTAN: A Shutter down strike was observed in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan on Tuesday on the eve of Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Bugti’s 8th death anniversary.
Shops, markets and other commercial areas remained closed on Sariab road, Double road and other parts of Quetta city.
The shutter and wheel jam strike was observed in Kalat, Mastung, Kharan, Mekran belt and other parts of Balochistan.
By Aziz Baloch
” I have been frequently visiting Punjab Province and try to pursue the leaders of Punjab and asking them to read the writing on the wall, I have been pleading with them to join the struggle of smaller nationalities legitimate right rather to presume the lead winning the confidence of smaller nationalities, the apathy shown by ruling class sometime leads me to think that the position taken by my comrades, which I have been dismissing as subjective, is perhaps not so; on the contrary I now tend to ask myself am I the victim of flawed line of thinking? Is it a sense of frustration that lives in me from correctly evaluating the reality driven stand point (independence of Balochistan) of my comrades.” These are the words from prominent Baloch parliamentarian leaders late Mir Ghaus Bakhsh Bizenjo. He said this prior of two month in his death. “In search of Solutions: The Autobiography of Mir Ghaus Bakhsh Bizenjo”
BALOCHISTAN: Baloch Republican Party announces references in tribute to Shaheed Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti on his seventh martyrdom anniversary on August 26. BRP also announces to mark August 14 as a Black day in all over Balochistan and internationally to condemn the illegal Pakistani occupation on Balochistan. Party activists on Central and Zonal levels are directed to hold references, Quran Khwani (Holy Quran recitation) and distribute food in memory of Shaheed-e-Azam Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti on his martyrdom anniversary.