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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Update of 3rd day of Hunger Strike

Prominent leader of Pakistan Peolple Party Ch Aitzaz Ahsan and renowned legal experts Athar Minallah met Raja Jahangir Akhtar
at his hunger strike camp here on Wednesday.

Raja Akhtar is on 'Hunger Strike Till Death' since September 12 to press for his demands to have an anti-graft bill passed by
Pakistan's Parlaiment and establishment of a democratic welfare state as envisioned by Quad e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and other veterans
of freedom movement.

Ch Aitzaz Ahsan while talking to media persons present on the occasion said that Raja Jahangir Akhtar was a bold political worker
who had a long history of observing successful hunger strikes.He recalled that Raja Akhtar observed a successful hunger strike to force
 Musharaf regime lift curbs  on movement of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry's children during the historic
lawyers movement.Athar Minallah while speaking on the ocassion supported Raja Akhtar's demands and assured the hunger striker to carry
his message to the lawyers community.

Meanwhile Mr Abdus Satar a local leader of Awami Party Pakistan ended his 24-hour token hunger strike he started on Sept in support of Raja Akhtar's
demands. A delegation of Pakistan Brohi Party also met the hunger striker to assure their support for his demands.Other prominent
political and civil society activists and student leaders who called on Raja Akhtar included Dr Farzana Bari, NSF Punjab General Secretary Ms.Alia Ameer Ali and former PTI Secretary Punjab Khwaja Saleem.

Pir Mahmood Shah, a known social activist of Green Town Wah Cant announced to go on 24-hour token hunger strike in support of Raja
Jahangir Akhtar.

A size able number of local TV channels and print media teams interviewed Raja Akhtar to highlight his decision to go on 'Hunger Strike Till Death' .

A live coverage of activities at the hunger strike camp was arranged at and his facebook
account (facebook\rajajahangirakhtar\fanpage).Though live coverage was interrupted by rain Wednesday evening,hunger strike camp managers were busy resuming the coverage for Raja's fans and supporters.

Raja Akhtar's campaign against corruption and for establishment of welfare democratic state is picking pace as his 'Hunger Strike Till Death'
will enter 4th day on Thursday.

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