LAHORE-People from all walks of life including politicians, civil society, trader unions and Human Rights Commission of Pakistan have condemned the tragic death of Salmaan Taseer, while expressing deep sense of sorrow and grief over the sad demise. The PPPs Punjab Leadership, members of provincial cabinet including Law Minister Rana Sana Ullah and leaders of other political parties while condemning the assassination of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer demanded exemplary punishment for the accused involved in the murder conspiracy. In their separate statements, PPPs Punjab President Imtiaz Safdar Warraich, Secretary Information, Dr. Fakhruddin Ch, Secretary Finance, Aurangzeb Burki and Additional Secretary Dr. Hasnaat Shah termed governors murder a big loss for the PPP and demanded arrest of those who masterminded his assassination. Speaker Punjab Assembly, Rana Muhammad Iqbal, Senior Punjab Minister, Raja Riaz, provincial Ministers, Rana Sana Ullah, Tanvir Ashraf Kaira, Dr. Tanvirul Islam, Ch. Abdul Ghafoor, Ahmed Ali Aulakh, Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman, Malik Nadeem Kamran, Kamran Michael, Member Provincial Assembly Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri and Dr. Saeed Elahi have expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the assassination of Governor Punjab Salman Taseer. Senior PPP leader and Chairman Evacuee Property Trust Board, Syed Asif Hashmi held a condolence meeting at his residence and condemned late Taseers murder in strongest words. In their separate condolence messages, all ministers and PPP leaders prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude. Tanvir Ashraf Kaira while strongly condemning the brutal murder of the governor said that Salman Taseer was moderate governor of Punjab. In his condolence, the Minister said that the services of Salman Taseer would be remembered forever and prayed that Allah Almighty may rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude. Meanwhile, Punjab governments spokesperson, Senator Pervaiz Rashid has also condemned the assassination of Salmaan Taseer. Terming the murder a great tragedy, Dr Tanvirul Islam said that Salmaan Taseer was an active and seasoned politician. PPP legislator, Pervaiz Rafique while condemning the murder said that minorities and those fighting for their rights were feeling insecure after Salmaan Taseers tragic death. Entire leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf has also condemned the murder of Salmaan Taseer. A press release issued by the PTI said that target killing of national leaders was condemnable and was reflective of deteriorating law and order situation in the country. Imran Khan has appealed to all national leaders to show unity setting aside political difference.