MISCELLANEOUS

dated July 14, 1955: Curbs on Ghaffar Khan go

Restrictions on the movement of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan have been removed from July 12. Pakistan's Minister for Interior, Gen. Iskander Mirza, made this announcement before the Constituent Assembly meeting at Murree on July 12. As he emerged out of the House he issued instructions to the Punjab Inspector-General of Police to take steps in this direction immediately. Members applauded the Minister's announcement, made with dramatic suddenness almost immediately after the Frontier Chief Minister stated "no objection" to Mr. Ghaffar Khan's entry into the Frontier province. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, an old associate of Mahatma Gandhi and a protagonist of non-violence, was arrested in 1948 at Bannu by the Frontier Government for alleged anti-national activities.

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