ANP rejects allegations of burning newspaper copies
KARACHI: The Awami National Party (ANP), Sindh chapter, on Thursday rejected the allegations that the party was involved in burning the copies of newspapers and creating hurdles in the broadcast of a television channel.
General Secretary, ANP Sindh, Bashir Jan, in his statement issued from the Bacha Khan Markaz condemned the allegations levelled against the nationalist party. “There is a group of people who are involved in hatching conspiracies against the ANP,” he said. He said the group has been involved in making negative propaganda against the nationalist party and always tried to tie ANP with the incident that occurred in the city.
“The central president of ANP has told us to strictly follow the philosophy of the Bacha Khan, the founder leader of ANP,” Jan further said.
Meanwhile, a four-member delegation from the Jang Group and provincial officials of ANP held a meeting at the Bacha Khan Markaz on Thursday. Mudasir Mirza, Hasan Mustafa, Raja Tariq and Ajmal Khattak represented the Jang newspaper whereas Senior Vice President Amanullah Mehsud, General Secretary, Bashir Jan, District East President ANP Bunari and Provincial Secretary Information Pir Riaz Gul represented the nationalist party.
The delegation from the Jang newspaper assured the ANP that its reservations would be addressed, on which the ANP announced to end its boycott of the daily news publication, the ANP spokesperson said.