Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan organized General Workers meeting on saturday in which the Convener and Deputy convener of MQM Pakistan, members of the Rabta Committee, COC ,workers including nominated candidates for upcoming general elections participated in large number.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui Convener MQM Pakistan All the political parties had given their request for extension of election date but we said that Constituencies in Sindh are based on bias should be rectified and elections should be held after that.
Whereas he asked that, We should be given an answer to this question that in other areas of Sindh excluding Karachi where the UC’s were made in 20,000 population but in Karachi UC were made in 90,000 population, In 90 thousand population, 3 UCs can be built, This is injustice.
He said that the country is currently suffering from severe economic crisis which need to be resolved through mutual decisions, It is in our foundation that those who join this movement should come with an open heart and strictly adhere to organizational discipline.
Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui further said that since 1970, the urban areas of Sindh have been underrepresented. As a result, for the first time in the history of Pakistan, the government has agreed to conduct a new census only four years after the fake census.
On the other hand Waseem Akhtar Deputy Convener and Ex Mayor Karachi stated that, wanted to strengthen the local bodies under 140-A, the Sindh government made constituencies of their choice to harm the MQM, which would directly harm the citizens of Sindh, he added.
Further he said, In this regard, one of our delegations went to Islamabad and met with the higher authorities and presented the case of abuse of citizens of Sindh before the decision makers.
He said that we should all face the situation unitedly and not fall prey to any conspiracy, If the problems of the people are not solved, then the ministries can also leave, We left PTI for the sake of the people and we can leave you too.
Speaking on this occasion, Rabta Committee member in-charge COC Furqan Atib said that MQM Pakistan has protected the rights of citizens of Sindh.
We took the constitutional way, we did street demonstrations and did everything we could and finally the judiciary gave the decision of 140-A in our favor but it is not being implemented till now, he said.
It is commendable for all the members to be united in difficult situations, all the members should continue meeting with the people, we are not competing with any one group, you are aware of this, he added.