Carriers stop running buses on GT Road due to protests
Islamabad: Majority of long distance transporters were not transporting on GT Road while residents of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad are facing food shortage as cargo transporters are also reluctant to use the roads in due to the sudden protest demonstrations by PTI Supporters over the past few days.
Rawalpindi and Islamabad transporters have stopped all kinds of transport to Punjab regions via GT Road due to protest demonstrations by PTI workers. Rawalpindi station therefore remained packed with passengers here on Sunday. Soan Terminal, Hamrahi Terminal, Pirwdahi Terminal, Faizabad Terminal and Peshawar Morr Terminal have stopped their transports to Punjab regions through GT Road.
On the other hand, residents of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad are facing fear and panic over the current law and order situation, showing the worst kind of embarrassment to see tear gas bombardment , rubber balls and blocking movements from all sides. basis for a few days.
Traders Association of Pakistan (Punjab) Chairman Sharjeel Mir has warned that if the situation does not normalize, people should prepare for food shortages in the coming days. The inflation rate will rise further due to a food shortage, he warned. People were already facing record high inflation in the country, we couldn’t bear a situation of unrest, he said.
PTI supporters demonstrate regularly at T-Chowk near Rawat and Faizabad Interchange. PTI supporters attempt to permanently occupy the Faizabad interchange, but Islamabad police use tear gas to disperse the protesters.
Office workers and students regularly face hellish situations and appeal to higher authorities to solve this problem immediately to make life easier for ordinary citizens.
‘The News’ interviewed people from different walks of life who said Islamabad and protest demonstrations and sit-ins should be banned in Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
Muhammad Adeel, a resident of Shamsabad, said that Rawalpindi and Islamabad used to be famous for their beauty and peaceful life, but are now famous for their protests and “sit-ins”. “We are already facing record inflation and food shortages will further increase their prices,” he warned. All foodstuffs, even milk and meat, also came from other parts of Punjab and KP, but roads were blocked for a few days. How could we survive in this situation, he said.
All commercial activities and petrol pumps along Murree Road close within minutes during the protest. Motorists face the worst situation and have to wander here and there in search of gasoline on occasion.