PTI worker launches 'Sleeping Beauty' campaign to highlight 'misgovernance' in Karachi

The campaign aims to highlight the day-to-day problems faced by ordinary citizens in Karachi


News Desk January 04, 2016
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In a bid to highlight the plight of ordinary citizens in Karachi, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Joint Secretary Alamgir Khan has quite literally taken to the streets of the metropolis.

The campaign aims to highlight the day-to-day problems faced by the 'ordinary man' in the city. Everything from potholes to improper garbage disposal, Khan wants to start a movement that will shame the Sindh government into doing its job.

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Khan took to the streets with a team of supporters to launch the "Sleeping Beauty - Please Wake Up" campaign. The team spray painted Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah's face on the roads to bring attention to unattended issues around the city.

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"I am an ordinary citizen of Karachi, and my only identity is that I am a Pakistani," Alamgir says in the video.

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"There are no facilities in the city and we face issues in every aspect of our daily lives. I am like any other Karachi resident, but I will not sit quietly like the others," he adds.

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"I am launching a campaign against the system," he says, while asserting that this was just the beginning of the campaign. "I will put these pictures on every corner of Karachi."

"Eat it! As poor children do," said one of the signs, pointing to a pile of garbage on a street corner.



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In his Facebook post, he urged all young Karachiites to join him in his cause, adding that he alone could not make a difference or attract attention to the campaign.

"Ideas are bullet-broof, hence I have no fear," the PTI member concluded. The Sindh government has made no comment on the campaign as of yet.

COMMENTS (20)

Pakistani | 7 years ago | Reply Good job keep it up.
Ismail | 7 years ago | Reply A very innovative idea------keep it going.
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