The local administration also closed allroad linking to MurreeRoad in view of protest of by banned outfit. Allmarkets are also partially closed as the protestors of the banned outfit continue their march to the federal capital.
He was briefed over the law and order situation across the province while he also reviewed security arrangements for the protection of the citizens. The CM had also directed the concerned authorities to take strict action against those involved in extremism.
Talking to the reporters in Islamabad, Sheikh Rashid said that Rangers have been summoned for 60 days under Article 147.
The minister said that the Punjab government has been given authority to use Rangers wherever it wants for next 60 days.
Earlier, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry had said that the banned organization should not dare to blackmail as the organization will no longer be considered a political but a militant organization.
The latest reports suggest that back-door negotiations are underway between the government and the TLP leadership. The talks are taking place in Islamabad.
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