RAWALPINDI - A rally was taken out by District Bar Association (DBA) on Monday to express solidarity with aggrieved families of the Pakistan Army troops who are buried under the snow at Gayari Sector in Siachen.

The rally, led by DBA President Sajid Ilyas Bhatti Advocate, was started from district courts and reached “Yadgar-e-Shuhada” at Gate-1 of General Headquarter (GHQ) while marching on Mall Road. Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) President Sheikh Ahsan Uddin, General Secretary Raheel Khan, DBA former President Malik Jawad Khalid, Secretary General Imran Malik, Raja Abdul Qayum, Shahid Mehmood Mughal, Col (retd) Inam Raheem, Sardar Abdul Aziz, Faisla Butt, Ghulam Mustafa Kandowal, Sarkar Abbas and Taufeeq Asif were prominent among other participants. LHC Rawalpindi Bench Justice Sagheer Ahmed Qardia also took part in the rally.

They were also holding placards and banners mentioning slogans in favour of Pakistan Army and victims of Gayari Sector. Addressing the rally, the speakers expressed their complete solidarity with the families of the victim of Gayari incident as well as Pakistan Army saying: “In this hard time, lawyers are with them”.

They said that the troops were the asset of the nation and every body is praying for their safe recovery. “We also pray to Allah Almighty to recover all the Pakistan Army Jawans and civilians, who buried under an avalanche in Gayari Sector, safe and sound” said DBA President Sajid Ilyas Bhatti. At the end, the lawyers laid floral wreaths at Yadgar-e-Shuhada.