PM Modi posters seen at pro-freedom protests in Pakistan’s Sindh province

at 11:38 pm
Sindh province

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s posters were seen at a pro-freedom rally in Sindh province of Pakistan as protesters demanded the creation of a separate nation of ‘Sindhudesh’ and sought intervention of world leaders like Modi to help achieve the same.

The rally that took place yesterday in Sann town of Jamshoro district of Sindh province, where protesters raised pro-independence slogans. It was organised on the 117th birth anniversary of prominent Sindhi politician GM Syed who had called for a separate country for Sindh. Notably, Sann is also the birthplace of GM Syed.

Placards in the rally also had pictures of some other world leaders including US President-Elect Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina, German chancellor Angela Merkel, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and British PM Boris Johnson.

“Sindh wants freedom from Pakistan,” read one of the posters.

The rally was organised by Jiye Sindh Mutahida Mahaz, one of several major political parties in Sindh, that advocates for the separation of Sindhudesh from Pakistan and is struggling for freedom from illegal Pakistani occupation.Like Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan, the Sindh province also demands freedom from oppressive Pakistani rule which is responsible for human rights violations and enforced disappearance, besides mass killings in these regions.