Rawalpindi - High Court Bar Association and District Bar Association Rawalpindi have banned the entry of Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan in the bar rooms.
They also warned the prime minister if he would not resign within 15 days, lawyers would start country wide campaign against him. It was decided in a joint meeting of both the bars on Thursday.
The senior leadership of the legal fraternity including High Court Bar Association Rawalpindi Bench President Sheikh Ahsan-ud-Din, Rawalpindi District Bar Association President Sajid Ilyas Bhatti, Zulfiqar Abbas Naqvi, Khaliq Hussain Bhatti, Waheed Anjum, Ashraf Gujjar, Taufeeq Asif , Raja Rashid and Raja Shakeel along with others were present in the meeting.
The lawyers decided to forward the copy of the resolution against Aitzaz Ahsan to the National Assembly Speaker and Senate Chairman. They said that District Bar Association Rawalpindi would file a case against the PM for making court verdict a fun.
“Gilani, on one hand, is using filthy language in the Supreme Court and on other hand he is going to file mercy petition in the same court. It is a tragedy that, some serious elements, leaders of lawyers movement are standing with the convicted PM and strengthening him”, the lawyers’ leaders added.
They said the lawyers would neither come under pressure nor they would follow any political power, “however if anybody joins the movement, we shall welcome him”, they said adding that they were independent to make their own decisions.
They said that they knocked out former president Pervez Musharraf with their unity and the rulers of so called democracy had no worth in front of them.
The speakers on the occasion said that Chief Justice was the heartbeat of 180 million people and use of mean language against him would not be tolerated. The lawyers of Rawalpindi Division also announced to hold torch-bearer rally to show solidarity with the judiciary.