Tehreek-e-Tahaffuz Waqf-e-Kotli Imam Hussain (AS) or Movement to protect the Kotli Imam Hussain based in Dera Ismail Khan, has warned the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Auqaf Department and Minister for Revenue and Estate Ali Amin Gandapur that they would be held responsible for consequences if the issue of Kotli Imam Hussain (AS) not resolved forthwith.
“We have set up protest camps for last five months but the government officials failed to hold fruitful talks hence we shall begin protest campaign in Mohrram if the issue is not sorted out forthwith,” said Bashir Jarhya, Convenor of the said Movement addressing a press conference. He was flanked by Thallah Mutwalliyan Farhat Abbas Shah, Mujtaba Shah, Tanveer Shah, Jamshed, Tasawwur Shah and Arif Raza of Shia Young Man, Allama Syed Ghazanfar and Syed Tahwar Abbas of the Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen.
They said that Kotli Imam Hussain (AS) was illegally transferred to the KP Auqaf Department in 2013 and that illegal decision should be reversed immediately. They announced formation of 8-member committee for talks.