KARACHI: Sindh Senior Minister Zulfiqar Mirza held a fiery press conference at the Karachi press club announcing his resignation from the government.
Local Twitterati expressed their opinion about the press conference, the accusations he made and its possible effects on Karachi's volatile situation.
Zulfiqar Mirza sb. This was certainly not the ideal time for all this as awam are eyeing celebrating eid
Major TV debate.. starts NOW... Major killing .. starts now ... all "political killers" will BLAME each other BUT Karachiites will DIE
Apart from some unnecessary personal/family details and praise for ISI-army, it was an effective & daring press conference #ZulfiqarMirza
Zulfiqar Mirza didnot leave his party members from criticism. Will Haider Abbas Rizvi do the same? Would Farooq Sattar have the guts?
I have no doubt that whatever Zulfiqar Mirza said in today's press conference was exactly what President Zardari wanted him to say.
Did Zulfiqar Mirza just openly accuse Rehman Malik of failing to protect BB?
Zulfiqar Mirza may be honest but there are more productive ways to expose gangsterism in #karachi. This is pure incitement.
Uglier times ahead in Karachi. Stay strong, folks.
I hope #Karachi doesn't burn in response to Zulfiqar Mirza's rant on telly... again.
What Zulfiqar Mirza broadcasted today will change Karachi forever :/
Was going to thank #zulfiqarmirza for saving Sun afternoon from boredeom of anticlimactic Irene. Then remembered round of killings to follow
Waiting for blasphemy fatwa on Zulfiqar Mirza for doing what he did to that Quran
ZM just called *one who should not be named* killer!
From Zero to Hero; one small step for Zulfi Mirza, one giant leap for politicians' credibility!
As we plan on stocking up on food and fuel, can't help thinking how Zulfiqar Mirza is our Irene :|
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zulfiqar mirza is sooooooooooooo great and brave person in the history of this country all pakistani loveeeeeeeeeee u
if ppp members asking avery wear the reconsiliation then y they r not reconsiliat with thear oun peoples like shari rahman sufder & nahid abbasi shah mahmood qurashi zulifqar mirza raza rabani & many moor......... is reconsiliation for only mqm.
Zulifqar Mirza the great.... sooner or later but explained true features of the political parties. Don't worry the paki nation is with you. Please keep it up and stand against the curruption and become the truly hero of the nation. there was no any leader of the Pakistan who speak the reality..........
@ SA! I never get the point that why you people always says that why you people are celebrating eid when people are dying and bla bla, why we stop celebrating eid? We celebrate Eid because of Ramazan. Why don't you guys stop spending money on expensive food clothing and making your life luxurious and celebrating different non-Muslims tradition (including valentines da, birthdays, etc) instead of stop celebrating our Eid. @ Maaz! Who said that on 27th Ramazan Muslim cannot talk lie and oath on Quran no one can lie. In court everyday a lot of witnesses changed and they all oath on Quran so now what you have to say about that. I am not getting that how you people are so much stupid that we are supporting a person who is a corrupt just because he said something against politicians. If he was brave in reality than he have to hold Quran in his hand and have to say that he never do injustice with anyone and he is not corrupt then we can say that he is a brave person, and I must say he is very brave that he was not afraid with ALLAH and Hell. You guys are right he is very brave.
Hats off to Zulfiqar Mirza for having the courage to speak the truth. These are highly challenging times and extra-ordinary and brave souls are needed to stand against the madness -- ZM has certainly shown the courage for which he needs to be respected.
Zulfiqar Mirza is on record saying once..."Pakistan Na khappay...Pakistan Na Khappay...i.e Dont want Pakistan, Dont want Pakistan..
From yesterday after the ZM press Conference till Now I found very interesting tweet also received great sms on my cell...
All of you should be ashamed of yourselves.
You sit in your comfortable air conditioned rooms, totally nonchalant about the grave situation. You whine because your iftari plans get cancelled because of a strike by mqm. You whine because your eid is ruined because of potential barbaric response of the mqm. You pay your 'taxes' to a gang rather to a government and don't mind or protest.
You would rather spend your so called eid in ignorant bliss and debate the timing of this exposure. Is this really the eid we deserve, I ask you.
Someone had the courage to speak out the truth we all know. You are afraid to even post a fb status message in support of the truth, the least you can do is to stop criticizing.
You blame the impending response and bloodshed on ZM, totally absolving the real culprit. This is the age we live in, where we are so afraid to rock the bed of the criminals. No wonder, God's wrath is upon us.
I am not a fan of ZM or PPP, but the truth needs to be told, no matter how inconvenient it is to you, so please just stop whining if you can't do anything else.
Well, Karachi will not burn, infact we should find a solution to the long standing problems and he has identified some very critical ones...
atleast he has the cohonies to say the truth. bloodshed is inevitable and will continue until someone raises their voice and exposes them all. everyone who says this was the bad time for this or killings will follow now, needs to answer when is a good time to do this? karachi burns everyday. Your all just selfish and scared because you dont want the violence to reach home, its fine as long as its happening in lyari and orangi. if you cant take a stand then atleast dont pull down the person who is taking it.
Proud of him yar.... GOD bless him..
ZM have courage to say facts, any muslim cant lie on 27th of Ramzan while taking oath on Quran.
I have a big question on the sanity of the people who still are 'supporting' (????:o:o:o:o) zulfiqar mirza....calling him brave, gutsy, blunt and a hero.......are you all gone mad??
Yes he has guts but its certainly not the right time to come and do this conference. Why only come out when Lyari Operation has started? Why come out and spark new wave of violence in Karachi which has been at peace for just 2 days?
"faizanlakhani Zulfiqar Mirza sb. This was certainly not the ideal time for all this as awam are eyeing celebrating eid."
Our country's burning and people are being killed and all you care about is your Eid, new clothes and Eidii? Tsk.
the altaf for sindhis is born .. Mirza will build an empire on ethnicities :(
why dont the tv channels ban him? he is injurious to pakistan and its political conditions.. now tht he has resigned, hope no more news men would follow him round to uncover more of wht he claims to be the "truth" :s
@burrows: I agree! Thats not good ET.
Hats off to ZM ....but this country need the politician like you...in my opinion u must not have to gave resigned at this time.......i salute to your bravery sir....
Mr Mirza possesses some serious qualities of valour. I hope this conference doesn't comes out to be a futile one. This is a huge step he took and I support him. The tweets above are exceedingly disappointing. MQM must come to an end. Anybody who wants Pakistan in fragments is despicable.
All those criticising Mirza please shut up now. Atleast he had the courage to say what was untill know an open secret in the media, security and political world of Karachi. And those who say it was an attemp to divert attention from Lyari operation. Are you Nuts? Operation was carried out all across the city not only in Lyari and analyse what he said with documented proofs in one hand and Quran in other... Dont mess up thiings. You were praying for Ana hazare... Karachiites he is your Anna hazare..Now its upto you to take advange of him or not... Mashwara muft he...
i think the conference was on point! its ur news paper which just picked up the negative comments and posted it here
he has guts.. we have to admit that