Protests against inflation continue.

SWABI -- Protest demonstrations were held in various cities on Saturday against wheat flour crisis and high inflation.

Jamaat-i-Islami workers demonstrated at Shewa Adda Chowk in Razaar tehsil against inflation, extortion and robbery incidents, electricity loadshedding and closure of CNG stations.

Addressing the protesters, JI leaders Mian Iftikhar Bacha, Mehmoodul Hasan, Mufti Naeem Haqqani and Imaduddin said both PTI and Pakistan Democratic Movement governments in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the centre were responsible for the people's misery.

They said leaders of political parties were blaming each other for the country's difficult situation, but did not take steps for people's welfare. They demanded protection to people against rising inflation and lawlessness and end to power outages. They also sought action against the traders hoarding wheat flour.

Meanwhile, PTI workers staged a protest at Karnal Sher Khan Chowk against high inflation.

Residents of Jalbai village also demonstrated against flour crisis and inflation.

In Bajaur, PTI workers held a rally against price hike.

A large number of party workers and local residents attended the rally held in Khar Bazaar.

The protesters led by PTI MNA Gul Dad Khan and his brother MPA Ajmal Khan raised slogans against the federal government for failure to control price hike.

They said on one hand people were squeezed by high inflation, but on the other, the prime minister, his cabinet members and other leaders of PDM had clipped NAB powers to proceed against them in corruption cases.

In Lower Dir, JUI-F, PTI and JI held separate demonstrations against wheat flour shortage.

JUI-F workers led by district chief Sirajuddin marched from Shaheed Chowk to Gorgorai Chowk, carrying placards and chanting slogans against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.

Speaking on this occasion, Sirajuddin, Timergara...

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