'No to local government': Shutter down strike in most parts of Sindh

Rallies being taken out in many parts of the province.

Web Desk November 30, 2012

KARACHI: A strike is being observed in most parts of Sindh after a call by nationalists and opposition parties against a new local government system in Sindh, Express News reported on Friday.

A complete shutter down is being observed in areas which are dominated by the nationalist parties. Nationalists, while taking out a rally in Hyderabad, forced shops to shut down.

Public transport is at a complete stand still in the interior areas of Sindh.

Police arrested 10 people in Sukkur, while unidentified men threw a Molotov cocktail at a trawler.

Rallies are being carried out all over Sindh and petrol pumps, private schools and transportation are also shut down.

Among parties which supported the strike call by the Sindh Bachao Committee (SBC) were the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Pir Pagara-led PML-Functional, Awami National Party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Jamaat-e-Islami, Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl), Sunni Tehreek, Karachi City Alliance, Punjabi Pakhtoon Ittehad and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party among others have supported the strike called by the Sindh Bachao Committee (SBC).

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COMMENTS (11)

Liberal Sindhi | 7 years ago | Reply | Recommend

G. M. Syed said in 1951 that in future Pakistan will not only be a danger for itself but also for the whole world.

Jinnah promised Syed that Sindh would remain part of a larger secular federation but Liaquat Ali Khan and co made a fool out of Jinnah by sidelining him.

Muhajir | 7 years ago | Reply | Recommend

SPLG system is the need of the day for Karachi . The feudals who delivered nothing to their voters in the Interior Sindh are pointing fingers to the people of Karachi .All knows Interior Sindh has become Moen jo daro ,now they want to "Qabzafy " Karachi .

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