KARACHI (PPI) - The Sunni Tehrik leadership has urged legal fraternity to extend date for their long march, scheduled for March 09, 2009, on account of 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal celebrations. ST central leader Muhammad Shahid Ghauri, in this regard, meet president Sindh High Court Bar Association Rasheed A Rizvi and Karachi Bar Association chief Muhammad Ali Abbasi on Thursday. He conveyed message of ST chief Muhammad Sarwat Qadri, requesting to extend date for lawyers' long march. He assured lawyer leaders of his party's full participation in event if the date extended. Rizvi and Abbasi assured the ST leader to take up matter in the lawyers' meeting on January 25 at Islamabad. They also hailed role of ST in lawyers' ongoing movement for restoration of independent judiciary, and upholding rule of law.