PSP protest enters third day

Party extends its demonstration across Karachi in a bid to show its street power


Zubair Ashraf April 09, 2017
PHOTO: PSP

KARACHI: On the third day of its protest campaign demanding the uplift of the city, the PSP extended its demonstration across Karachi in a bid to show its street power.

On Saturday, the PSP held demonstrations at 12 points in the city - Nipa Chowrangi, Numaish Chowrangi, Korangi, Star Gate, Liaquatabad, Five Star Chowrangi, UP Morr, Orangi Town, Baldia Town, Landhi, Regal Chowk and Quaidabad.

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Meanwhile, party leaders at the central protest camp outside the Karachi Press Club also met people coming to express their solidarity with them. Those who called on them included the business community of the city.

PSP Chairperson Mustafa Kamal reiterated that the campaign will continue until the fulfilment of their demands. The government must take notice of the worsening situation of the city, he said.

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The simultaneous launch of protest campaigns across the city by PSP, Muttahida Qaumi Movement - Pakistan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Jamaat-e-Islami is giving an impression that the contest to claim political space in Karachi has entered its final phase.
The general elections are due to be held in 2018 and since the MQM, which held sway in the metropolis for over three decades, has become weak, other parties are looking to fill the vacuum.

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