Balochistan government imposes section 144 in Quetta amid rising COVID-19 cases

The Balochistan provincial government in Pakistan recently imposed Section 144 in Quetta district to ban all public gatherings by keeping in mind the rising COVID-19 cases, amid a protest sit-in call given by the teachers’ association against the government’s failure to announce any increase in their salaries, media reports said

Mar 31, 2021
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The Balochistan provincial government in Pakistan recently imposed Section 144 in Quetta district to ban all public gatherings by keeping in mind the rising COVID-19 cases, amid a protest sit-in call given by the teachers’ association against the government’s failure to announce any increase in their salaries, media reports said.

An official notification issued by the Home and Tribal Affairs Department on Sunday night said the government had imposed the ban on gathering of five or more people in Quetta and other areas of the district due to increasing number of coronavirus cases, reports Dawn News.

The sit-in protest was announced by the Teachers Association in Quetta.

A large number of teachers and other employees of the education department had reached Quetta on Sunday to participate in the protest, reports the newspaper.


(IBNS)

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