QUETTA: Seventh death anniversary of founder of Jamhoori Watan Party JWP, former Balochistan Governor and ex Chief Minister Nawab Muhammad Akbar Bugti in Quetta and elsewhere in the province Monday.
Nawab Bugti was killed in an operation near Kohlu on august 26, 2006.
A black day was observed on the occasion and black flag was hoisted at Bugti House. Rallies were also taken.
Appeal for observing Black Day, shutter down and wheel jam was hurled by JWP and supported by JUI, PMLN, Tehreek Insaf and other nationalist, political parties.
Shops and business centres remained closed in Mastung, Mangochar, Noshki, Kalat, Mashkay, Awaran, Dalbandin, Kharan, Chagai, Turbat, Tump, Panjgur, Gwadar, Dera Bugti, Bolan, Sui, Sibi, Nasirabad and other areas. There was partial wheel jam in some areas and traffic remained thin.
Additional deployment f police, FC and Balochistan Constabulary was also made on important roads.
A ceremony was held at Bugti House where a black flag was hoisted.
Speakers on the occasion said Nawab Bugti was killed seven years ago but his killer Pervez Musharraf was moving freely. They said by killing Nawab Bugti and other Baloch leaders state forces considered with this Balochistan national movement would end. They buried locked coffin of Nawab Bugti under the security of gunmen. But the way of Baloch movement could not e stopped. Baloch people were forcibly disappeared and punished at the torture cells and their bullet riddled bodies were thrown. Women and children were also tortured. Human rights were violated. Despite this, Bloch nation was following footprints of Nawab Bugti and others. We would not deviate from any sacrifice.
They also demanded arrest of killers of Nawab Akbar Bugti.