Baloch Student Councils Lahore in their press release have announced complete support to the Baloch student council Multan.
According to details, The Baloch Student Councils (BSCs) of Lahore have announced that they will support the council of Multan students in their struggle for the restoration of scholarship seats in Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) Multan.
Baloch Student Councils Lahore have mentioned the fact in their press release that, Balochistan is the most underdeveloped part of Pakistan; despite the fact that its minerals keep the industrial and trade hubs of the country running. The educational system of Balochistan comprises of ghost schools, inadequate infrastructure and incompetent management. With illiteracy rate peeking to 80%, only a chunk of students are provided the privilege to study in educational institutes of Punjab.
Baloch councils Lahore also expressed their grievances over the reduction in the seats, “which already were inadequate.” Baloch council Multan has been on strike for last 40 days for restoration of scholarships allotted to Balochistan students. Since demands made by BSC Multan have not been met yet, hence BSC Multan is marching towards Lahore. And therefore the Baloch student councils of Lahore will support the protest of BSC Multan, the statement read.
It further said that BSCs in Lahore will welcome protesting Baloch students of BZU Multan and shall accompany them in their struggle, till victory. All Baloch and other students, civil society members and other organizations are requested by the BSCs to participate in the march for the restoration of scholarships allotted to Balochistan students.
The statement reminded the participants that this protest is solely organized by Baloch Student councils therefore, flags of other organizations or political parties shall not be entertained. There shall be no room provided to the voices that deviate the discourse otherwise and no attempts of heroism in shape of generalized statements shall be welcomed. The councils intend to keep the reasons and demands of the demonstration clear. Since the councils declare no affliation with any political party or stance, auspices are therefore asked not to raise other political slogans.