The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has announced on Thursday that 10,000 members of Ansarul Islam will provide security to marchers coming to Islamabad on March 25, reports Dawn.
Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) and JUI-F Chief, Maulana Fazlur Rehman ordered all party workers to reach Islamabad on March 25 for the long march.
According to the JUI-F media cell, the provincial council of the party held a meeting with Maulana Attaur Rehman, brother of Maulana Fazl ur Rehman, in Peshawar on Thursday. They discussed a plan in detail for the Islamabad rally against the government on March 25.
Ansarul Islam is a group of volunteers force of the JUI-F that provides security to leaders and party workers during rallies and major events.
MNAs, MPAs, and other local body members from JUI-F will lead a rally for Islamabad long march that will reach the capital on March 25.
On March 10, Ansarul Islam members entered the Parliament Lodges to provide security to the Opposition lawmakers. The police raided lodges and arrested dozens of its members, including some prominent parliamentarians. JUI-F party workers blocked the highways in protest but later opened them after police released all members from JUI-F and Ansarul Islam.