Once this order was issued, it was expected to be followed by the military leadership of Pakistan. However, he reviewed the possible consequences of using force against the mob. He estimated what it would take to apply force against the marchers and how many casualties there might be.
If law enforcers use a last resort and open fire on those who refuse to disperse. The leadership also studied the possible effects of casualties in this calculation and its impact on public opinion. According to sources, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa presented all the pros and cons of the use of force against TLP activists when the political and military leadership gathered to discuss the issue at the National Security Committee meeting on October 29.
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People with knowledge of the meeting confirmed to Dawn that the army chief had said that if the decision-makers were willing to pay the price for the use of force against the TLP, the army would do as ordered. By the time this meeting took place, the government had taken a tough stand and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry had quoted the prime minister as telling the cabinet on 27 October that the government would not allow anyone to take the law into its own hands and challenge it. .
After taking the political leadership with it, the government of Pakistan has decided to make public the agreement signed with the TLP in principle, but kept it a secret until its implementation was well done. The participants of the briefing told Dawn that senior military officials told them how the agreement was reached and why it was decided to keep it a secret for so long.
According to these officials, the primary objective was to clear the TLP protesters from the streets so that the situation could return to normal. In this context, there was a concern that unveiling the contents of the agreement at an early stage could trigger a public debate, which could hinder its implementation and which in turn linked to the end of the protest.