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Lahore concludes protest after govt, agitators reach agreement

ANI  |  Lahore [Pakistan] 

They ended the protest on the city's Mall Road after the convinced them to withdraw their main demand -- the resignation of Minister Rana Sanaullah from his post.

"The Lahore sit-in had been launched by the Jalali-led faction of the political party following reports of a police operation against the participants of the Faizabad sit-in on the morning of November 25," Dawn reported.

The agitators demanded the Minister's resignation as they alleged that the had "dumped" the bodies of the party's supporters "killed" in the operation.

They also demanded blood money for those affected.

Both the protestors and agreed to publish the report compiled by the Raja Zafarul Haq committee by December 20.

The committee will also decide on the number of loudspeakers in each mosque in the province.

The two sides agreed that the Muttahida Ulema Board, will review the educational curriculum of the province in connection with the religious views propagated through it, said Dawn.

When Jalali was asked on Sanaullah's resignation, he said the "court of Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi" will decide the matter.

However, the protestors still demanded action be taken against the minister.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 07:53 IST