Walk out against load shedding in Balochistan

April 10, 2010

QUETTA: Senator Hazel Bazenjo, hailing from Balochistan on Friday staged a token walk out from Senate against the prolonged load shedding in the Province.

Senators belonging to Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) also backed Senator Bazenjo on his token walk out.

Earlier, speaking on a point of order, Bazenjo informed the upper house that 15 to 20 hours load shedding is being carried out in Balochistan due to which both the common man and the industrialists and farmers are facing enormous difficulties.

Senator Lashkar Raisani, who is also President Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Balochistan, also demanded that the house ask Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf to reduce load shedding in agriculture areas.

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