Paramilitary forces were called in Punjab. Police, Elite Force, and Rangers vehicles started patrolling various roads in Lahore.
According to the Punjab Home Department, talks are underway to end the protests and sit-ins.
A religious organization TLP is protesting in various cities including Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Multan, causing severe traffic jams, harassment of passengers and ambulances in many places.
Due to the protest, there are traffic jams at several places in Karachi including MA Jinnah Road, II Chandragar Road.
In Lahore, there is also traffic congestion on Thokar Niaz Baig, Chohan, Yatim Khana Chowk, Scheme Mor, Shanghai Bridge, Sagyan Bridge, Shahdara, Canal Road, and surrounding roads.