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 Lawyers’ Long March reaches in front of Parliament House
 Updated at: 0008 PST,  Saturday, June 14, 2008
Lawyers’ Long March reaches in front of Parliament House ISLAMABAD: The convoys comprising lawyers, members of civil society, leaders, workers and activists of political parties have started arriving in Islamabad.

Earlier, the long march of lawyers reached Rawalpindi from where they headed toward Islamabad.

Lawyers will stay at Liquat Bagh in Rawalpindi. The President of Supreme Court Bar Association, Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan is accompanied by Ali Ahmad Kurd, Hammad Khan, PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar and others.

Upon reaching River Sawan Bridge here, participants of the Long March were accorded warm welcome. The people of Rawalpindi gave the Long March participant a standing ovation. Alternate arrangements were made for city traffic. Due to the strength of participants of the Long March, the Long March is expected to reach Islamabad by this evening. The participants of Long March will travel on feet after entering Islamabad.

Constitutional Avenue has been completely sealed- off after putting containers on its connecting roads.

The caravans of lawyers reaching from different parts of the country and Azad Kashmir started gathering outside Parliament House. The convoys of political parties have also joined lawyers’ caravans.

Meanwhile, government has completely sealed-off the roads leading towards Parliament House and Constitutional Avenue. Police contingents have been deployed at the entry routes of Islamabad and participants would allow reaching at Parade Avenue.
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