LAHORE: Jamaat e Islami’s Corruption Free Pakistan Train March kicked off from Peshawar Wednesday morning with the JI chief Senator Sirajul Haq, declaring that the corridors of powers must be cleansed of the corrupt the proper place for whom was the Adiala jail.
Addressing big gatherings at major railway stations on route to the Punjab capital, he said that the entire nation had risen against corruption and would not rest until the cancer of loot and plunder was wiped out. He said that all those whose names had appeared in the Panama leaks should voluntarily quit politics and their government posts.
The Train March was given a rousing welcome at Nowshera, Attock, Hasan Abdal, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Gujrat and Guranwala. JI central leaders, provincial chiefs besides local level leadership and large number of youth received the Train march.
Sirajul Haq said it was only because of corruption of the rulers that the masses were deprived of basic facilities of life, their children were without education and health facilities and millions could not get even clean drinking water. He said that the homes of the poor were without water while heaps of currency notes were being recovered from the places and hideouts of bureaucrats, he remarked.
He said the workers and the farmers were not getting due return of their hard labour and the farmers were putting their crops on fire. Sirajul Haq said that the JI leaders in Bangladesh were sacrificing their lives in love for this country while the rulers in Islamabad were amassing wealth.