Pakistan peoples Party S Media Punjab on Wednesday held a protest demonstration and a candle vigil outside Lahore Press Club to condemn the barbaric attack on a school in Peshawar in which at least 124 children were killed and to express solidarity with the bereaved families.
Head S Media Ms Jahanara M Wattoo led the protest while other representatives of Peoples Youth Organization (PYO), Peoples Students Federation (PSF), Peoples Labour Wing, Human Rights Wing and civil society were also present there.
Addressing the protesters, Ms Jahanara M Wattoo said that there was no option except to battle terrorism in the country, and the only party standing against terrorism was the PPP with clear-cut stance.
She said this dastardly and inhuman attack on innocent children expose the real face of terrorists, it was a barbarity that cannot be surpassed.
She maintained that it was time to get united against terrorism and defeat this evil, otherwise they will continue killing our defenseless children while they learn.
The candle vigil participants were carrying banners and placards bearing inscriptions “Say No to Terrorism”, “Stay United Against Terrorism”, “Raise Your Voice Against Terrorism”, and “Dehshat Gardo Ka Jo Yar Hai Ghdar Hai Ghdar Hai”.
The participants also chanted slogans against terrorists.
Mr. Raja Amir Khan, information secretary Punjab, Natasha Daultana former MNA, Junaid Qaiser, Ali Asghar Awan, Syed Ahsan Abbas Rizvi, Shahzadi Tauseef Cheema, Asif Khan, Zahid Anwar, Aamir Sohail Butt, Mujtaba Subhani and Naseer Ahmad also spoke on the occasion and condemned the barbaric attack.