QUETTA, Sept 22: Baloch Republican Party chief Bramdagh Bugti has ruled out talks with the government and said that the Baloch will get their rights through armed struggle.

In a telephonic address to a public meeting in the railway ground in Dera Murad Jamali on Monday, he said that time for reconciliation had passed and any dialogue with the government for resolving the Balochistan issue would now be an exercise in futility.

The BRP chief said that Nawab Akbar Bugti had sacrificed his life fighting the troops and the Baloch should follow path laid by him to achieve their rights.He said that during the past six decades of parliamentary politics the Baloch gained nothing and now militancy was the only way left for them to defeat the oppressors who had been plundering their resources.

He said that Nawab Bugti, Balaach Marri and hundreds of others did not lay down their lives to get a few government jobs or for some roads but to become owners of their land.

He said the BRP did not believe in parliamentary politics and other Baloch parties and groups should also abandon it and join their militant brethren in the mountains.

Mr Bugti claimed that the BRP and other patriotic forces were capable of defending their coast and resources.

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