The Azadi March of Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) would be entering the federal capital through the Faizabad Interchange Road, as informed by the spokesperson of JUI-F spokesperson—Hafiz Ziaullah on Tuesday.
The marchers would be reaching Rawalpindi by today that is Wednesday.
Ziaullah said that the participants of the march would be staying overnight in Rawalpindi. He said that then the march would be entering Islamabad on the 31st of October that is Thursday.
The JUI-F district spokesman further added that they were in contact with the administration in both Rawalpindi and Islamabad in this matter.
Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl has been issued a No Objection Certificate by the administration of the federal capital for holding its Azadi March in the city on the 31st of October.
The NOC mentions that the JUI-F would be responsible for taking care of the internal arrangements for the participants of the march, a list of whom would be shared in advance with the local police. No damage or whatsoever be caused to the public or private property, and in case of any damage, the organiser would be held responsible.
The NOC further mentioned that any kind of weapons or firearms would not be permitted near the venue, however, anything that needed for the internal security of the participants would be allowed subject to the approval of the administration.
As per a senior police officer, the police are all set to close off the roads if the authorities issue orders or stopping the Azadi March.
He added that there is another plan in place for the participants of the march coming from Punjab, they would be directed to the Islamabad Expressway from T-chowk, Rawat to Faizabad. From there they would head towards Peshawar Mor.
He further said that the rallies from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would be diverted to the Kashmir Highway, while the rallies from Murree and Azad Kashmir would reach Faizabad and then would take the 9th Avenue to reach the location.
The official said that no one would be allowed to enter the Rawalpindi city, and the protesters who would try to disturb the law and order would be arrested ad FIRs would be registered.