BAHAWALPUR - Speakers of a ceremony held in the memory of the martyrs of Bahawalpur at Farid Gate demanded early restoration of Bahawalpur province.

“The people of Bahawalpur have sacrificed their lives and everything they had for the purpose,” said the speakers including Malik Habibullah Bhutta, Saira Abbasi, Jam Hazoor Baksh and Asiya Kamil.

Mr Bhutta said that every resident of Bahawalpur should come forward for the restoration of Bahawalpur. Muhammad Akmal Chohan said that former prime minister Gilani who belongs to Multan had tried to suppress the restoration movement but it could not be suppressed. He added that movement was being led by strong personalities like Habibullah and it would not stop until the province was restored.