CLAAS organized an awareness seminar on Census

On Monday March 6th, 2017 CLAAS organized an awareness seminar on Census. The seminar was addressed by Mr. Peter Jacob from Centre for Social Justice; Ms. Shunila Ruth PTI Member of Punjab Assembly and Dr. Rubina Feroze Bhatti from Taangh Wasaib organization and Mr. Martin Michael from Pakistan Christian National Party. The seminar started with the prayer by Pastor Asghar John. The main speaker Mr. Peter Jacob talked about the importance of census and how the outcome of this census will impact on our social and political status as a minority. He encouraged the attendees to actively participate in the upcoming Census. Speaking to the participants Ms. Shunila Ruth insisted the female participants to take a leading role in all this process, she also stressed on the need that every individual male or female need to have a national identity card. Dr. Rubina Feroze Bhatti said that our leaders need to educate our community on the importance of political participation. The seminar was attended by more than hundred people from Bonded Labour Union Kasur, Youhanabad residents, Asif Town residents, Community Advancement Society staff, CLAAS staff, Awami Mohabat, PCNP and Hamza Town residents. Mr. Peter Jacob also distributed some related reading material. The seminar was ended with the prayer led by Pastor Rafique from Shakayena Church.