Resolution against Kalabagh Dam presented in Sindh Assembly

Published: December 6, 2012
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PML-F MPA says PPP needs to make clear its policy on the issue. PHOTO: MOHAMMAD AZEEM/FILE

PML-F MPA says PPP needs to make clear its policy on the issue. PHOTO: MOHAMMAD AZEEM/FILE

KARACHI: A resolution against the Kalabagh Dam was presented in the Sindh Assembly, causing an uproar which disrupted the session, Express News reported on Thursday.

In the session that started an hour late, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MPA Nadir Magsi stood up to talk about the dam but met with anti-Kalabagh Dam sloganeering.

Members of the assembly sought permission from the Speaker for presenting the resolution which was granted and then presented.

Pakistan Muslim League – Functional (PML-F) MPA Nusrat Sehar Abbasi, however, said that a simple resolution would not be enough, adding that the PPP needed to make clear its policy on the issue.

Earlier this month, after years of debate and cancellations, the Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered the government to begin constructing the dam on River Indus.

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Reader Comments (8)

  • Sheikh Salman
    Dec 6, 2012 - 3:30PM

    All the foolish persons are in Assemblies …What a joke to our nation.. They didn’t have any problem getting education, jobs, water, electricity and other perquisites..They just want to rule the poor and want them to poor ever n ever…

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  • Ahmad
    Dec 6, 2012 - 4:13PM

    May Allah grant “some” wisdom to our so-called “leaders” and our nation..

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  • nahmed
    Dec 6, 2012 - 5:25PM

    Benazir herself had committed for Kalabagh Dam. How PPP can tell masses that they are following BB’s line.

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  • Mushahid Saleem
    Dec 6, 2012 - 5:50PM

    These un educated politicians dont know the prospects of KALABAGH DAM and is importance,scope and output in future.

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  • Mohammad Ali Siddiqui
    Dec 6, 2012 - 5:54PM

    A typical mentality of Sindhis.

    PPP legislators should explain to the masses as what are the negative points if Kala Bagh Dam will be constructed?

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Dec 6, 2012 - 6:30PM

    Kalabagh issue in Sindh and K.P, Imran in Punjab. Establishment’s plan is to stop Nawaz Sharif at any cost.Recommend

  • Ahmad
    Dec 6, 2012 - 9:00PM

    No comments.

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  • NAWAZ
    Dec 6, 2012 - 10:38PM

    @Ch. Allah Daad
    Can you please explain why nawaz sharif did go to construction in his tenure ??
    OH yes Establishment didn’t let him do so

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