LAHORE - Major parties in the APDM have welcomed the resignation of Pervaiz Musharraf from the office of President, terming it a success of the democracy. Reacting to the resignation, the religious political parties, however, opposed the idea of giving a safe passage to Musharraf and demanded his trial for violating the constitution and killing of innocent citizens in military operation. Welcoming the resignation of Pervaiz Musharraf , Amir Jamat-e-Islami Qazi Hussain Ahmed has demanded the coalition government to immediately restore the deposed judges to November 2 position in accordance with the pledge made with the nation. Opposing the idea of giving safe passage to Musharraf , Qazi said that proceedings should be started against him (Musharraf) for violating the constitution and committing heinous crimes against the nation. He demanded immediate release of Dr A Q Khan, stoppage of military operation in tribal areas and resolution of issues with the tribesmen through negotiations. JI Secretary General Syed Munawar Hassan said that proceedings should be started against Musharraf under article 6 for violating the constitution twice. He said that the name of Musharraf should be put on ECL to stop him from fleeing the country. He demanded restoration of deposed judges within 72 hours and immediate release of Dr A Q Khan. Farid Ahmed Piracha said that the nation wanted trial of Musharraf for violation of the constitution and killing of thousands of innocent citizens in Balochistan, Waziristan, Karachi, Lal Masjid and Jamia Hafsa. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf arranged a function at the party office to celebrate resignation of Pervaiz Musharraf . PTI Punjab President Ahsan Rasheed, Mehmood-ur-Rasheed, Amin Zaki, Dr Shahid Siddiq and other office bearers and party workers attended the ceremony. Addressing the ceremony, Ahsan Rasheed said that legal proceedings should be started against Musharraf for committing crimes against the nation. He expressed hope that the rulers would also fulfil their promise of restoring the deposed judges to the November 2 position. Leater, the PTI leadership distributed sweets among traders and general public at various markets at Jail Road. Meanwhile, Amir Jamiat ahle Hadith Senator Sajid Mir termed the resignation of Musharraf as victory of the democratic forces. He said that Musharraf did nothing except following the orders of the US during the last nine years. He said that his party was against the idea of giving safe passage to Musharraf and wanted his trial under article 6 of the constitution. He expressed hope that the nation would soon get the good news of restoration of deposed judges. Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan Chief Dr Muhammad Zubair and Secretary General Qari Zawar Bahadur said that the rulers should learn from the fate of Musharraf and immediately end the pro-US and anti-Islam policies.