LAHORE   -  On the orders of Quaid Millat-e-Jafaria Pakistan Allama Sajid Ali Naqvi, the Shia Ulema Council Sunday staged a protest rally against the bomb blast in Peshawar’s mosque.

The rally was taken out from the Lahore Press Club and culminated peacefully at the Charing Cross.

A large number of Shia activists including women and children participated in the rally. The participants carried banners and placards inscribed with different slogans against terrorism. They also raised slogans against terrorism in society. Addressing the rally, Federation of Shia Madrassas Secretary General Allama Afzal Haideri strongly condemned the suicide attack and demanded that the government arrest the culprits. He also demanded that the government take solid steps for elimination of terrorism in the country. Maulana Zafar Ali Khan, Pir Usman Noori, Maulana Muhammad Baqir Ghallo, Qasim Ali Qasmi, Waqarul-Hasnain Naqvi and others also addressed the rally.