Pakistan Awami Tehreek organized countrywide protest demonstrations against obsolete and corrupt system and incompetent government on the completion of one year of elections held under the banner of corrupt system. PAT Bahawalnagar chapter took out one of the large rallies on the day which was attended by thousands of people. The government took all possible steps to hinder the people from joining the demonstration.
Minhaj Model School (English Medium) of Bahawalnagar has started functioning under the aegis of Minhaj Education Society. MD of Minhaj Education Society; Shahid Latif Qadri, inaugurated the school on May 22, 2009 in a ceremony organized by Ms Bushra Rabbani, chairperson of Minhaj Model School and renowned educationist of District Bahawalnagar.
PAT Haroonabad chapter took out a rally to protest the non-provision of justice in the Model Town case. The rally, which was attended by workers of PAT, religious and political parties and the members of civil society organizations, was organized as part of the Qisas movement. The demonstrators chanted slogans demanding justice. They were holding banners and placards. The PAT leaders addressed the rally and vowed to continue the struggle till the ends of justice are served.