Police security to be provided to Aurat March participants, says Amir Mir.

LAHORE -- Punjab Interim Information Minister Amir Mir said in a statement released on Sunday, the government has decided to provide security to Aurat March protesters.

The minister said the caretaker government won't become a hindrance for the demonstrators, adding that 'our caretaker government believes in the freedom of all individuals'.

Mir further said all the reservations put forward by the protesters will have been removed and complete police security will be given to the participants.

'We hope the Aurat March will be held in a peaceful manner,' he added.

The Aurat March organising committee had last month requested a no objection certificate (NOC) from the district administration to hold a rally on March 8 at Nasser Bagh, Lahore, followed by a march around the perimeter of the park.

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Rafia Haider had rejected the plea...

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