The Marriage Halls Association in Karachi has announced to hold protests against the government’s decision to keep the wedding lawns closed during the lockdown enforced to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
According to the details, the president of the Marriage Hall Association Rana Raees said that they will stage protest demonstrations in front of the press clubs to urge the government to allow them to reopen the wedding halls under the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
The association’s president threatened the participants of the protest will march towards the Chief Minister’s house if their demands are not met.
According to the details, the Marriage Hall Association has made the decision to hold the protests at the emergency meeting of the representatives of the owners of the wedding halls from across Pakistan on July 5 via video link. During the meeting, the members have deliberated on the issue of the closure of wedding lawns across the country.
The president of the wedding halls body, in a statement, regretted that the government has turned a deaf ear to their demands despite being repeatedly approached by the association’s members. He further assured that the participants of the protest, during the protest demonstration, will follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs).