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Parliament's desecration tantamount to blasphemy of state: NCHD.

ISLAMABAD -- Chairperson National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Razina Alam Khan Wednesday said cursing and desecration of the Parliament was tantamount to blasphemy of the state.

'Cursing and desecration of Parliament tantamount to blaspheming the State of Pakistan', the chairperson, who is also a former Senator Razina Alam Khan, observed in a letter addressed to Chairman Senate and Speaker National Assembly, said a press release.

Rejecting democratic system by Member National Assembly Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed commensurate to the subversion of Constitution, which is the main foundation and binding force for the state of Pakistan, she added.

While deploring the derogatory remarks against the Parliament by sitting parliamentarians, Razina Alam said such annoying remarks by these MNAs against Parliament are not acceptable as this institution represents mandate of people of Pakistan.

She urged the Chairman Senate and Speaker National Assembly to initiate necessary steps to discourage such anti-democratic elements with a view to ensure sanctity of the sacred institution of the Parliament.

She expressed the resolve and commitment towards the democracy, which is the cornerstone of existence and pre-requisite for the development of Pakistan.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Jan 25, 2018
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