A huge number of people have taken to the streets in Karachi demanding bolder action by the provincial and federal governments in fighting climate change and an end to force demolition.
Women, youngsters, children, and men participated in the march, which started from Nehr-e-Khayyam and will end at the Bilawal Chowk. The demonstration began at 2pm.
People rendered displaced by demolition operations at Gujjar and Organgi nullahs have joined the march.
Initially, when the protesters started marching towards the Bilawal Chowk they were stopped by the police. After negotiations, the march resumed. Protesters however, were only been given permission to proceed to the Karachi Grammar School (KGS).
The marchers proceeded to the KGS and have staged a sit-in there.
The marchers have, among many others, a few main demands:
- End forced displacement of…