The 24th anniversary of the martyrs of the tragedies of 30th September and 1st October was observed by the MQM on Sunday with reverence and glowing tributes were paid to the martyrs. The main gathering was held in Lal Qila Ground in Azizabad in which fateha and recitation of the Holy Quran was offered for the blessings of the souls of the martyrs.
Deputy Conveners of the Co-ordination Committee Anis Ahmed Qaimkhani, Nasrin Jalil, ministers, Senators, MNAs, MPAs and office-bearers of different wings of the MQM, workers of units and sectors and relatives of the martyrs were also present on the occasion.
Special prayers were offered for the martyrs, success for the MQM, national security, progress of the country and long life and good health of the MQM leader Mr Altaf Hussain.
Similar gatherings were held in zonal and district offices of the MQM in Hyderabad, Dadu, Larkana, Sukkur, Jamshoro, Mirpurkhas, Jacobabad, Ghotki, Nawabshah, Sanghar, Khairpur, Naushahroferoze, Badin, Thatta, Umerkot, Tando Allehyar, Qambar, Shahdadkot, Kashmore, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Multan, Gujranwala, Quetta, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Azad Kashmir.