PESHAWAR - To sensitise masses about the sanctity of sacred pages, workers of the locally established Tehreek-e-Tahafuz Auraq-e-Muqadasa (TTAM) and activists of various religious groups Saturday took out a rally from Wakho Pul Kohat road and marched towards press club.

The participants of the Tahafuz-e-Auraq Muqadasa rally led by Patron Naseer Bacha, Inamullah, Rah-e-Haq party chief Ibrahim Qasmi and Maulana Shafiq were holding placards and banner inscribed with slogans to protect pages carrying sacred words like the Holy names of the Creator, the last messenger of Allah Muhammad (SAWW) and pieces of the verses from the Holy Quran and Ahadeth Nabvia (SAWW). The rally passing through different routes reached the Peshawar Press Club.

The demonstrators amid chanting slogans appealed to the government and authorities concerned of the Auqaf Department and masses to fulfil their duty and uphold sanctity of the sacred pages. 

Addressing the participants at the end of rally, the leaders said that paper is a sacred thing, when verses of the Holy Quran and or Ahadith Nabvi written upon it. They said that it was duty of every Muslim to keep the sanctity of the sacred pages uphold and don't consider it nominal thing. They appealed to the masses to boycott shopkeepers especially Nanbai, kabab shop etc, who are using newspapers, or envelop prepared from newspapers upon which the Holy names of Allah, Muhammad SAWW and His companions were written.

They also appealed to the traders and owners of multinational companies to avoid using the sacred names like Salman, Ahmad, Ali etc written on envelops or on the sole of shoes, as it was unintentional disrespect of the sacred names. They also urged the government to establish a special department to look into the mater and ensure sanctity of the sacred pages.