KARACHI: Nationalist parties got a boost on Wednesday when the Awami National Party (ANP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) announced their support for observing November 30 as black day in Sindh as protest against the Sindh Peoples Local Government Act 2012, Express News reported.
Awami National Party Sindh chief Senator Shahi Syed urged his party workers and supporters to stay away from their jobs, from opening businesses as part of the black day strike on November 30. He added that workers should protest non-violently.
Meanwhile, the general secretary of PML-F Imtiaz Shaikh said that they will not talk to the government till the controversial law is withdrawn.
“We will never shut the door on talks, but this is an issue on which everyone in Sindh is worried,” he told media in a press conference.
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will celebrate November 30 as the day it turns 46 years old. Information minister Sharjeel Memon had said that the PPP will celebrate its foundation day across Sindh on that day.