KARACHI, October 22: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has appreciated that the Party has awarded tickets to candidates from minority communities on general seats including District Councilors, Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the Union Councils in three districts Mirpurkhas Division.
“Award of tickets to minority candidates on general seats in local bodies election has reinforced and reiterated PPP’s commitment to the marginalized and downtrodden people. This is also a clear manifestation of the Party’s ideology of equality and fair-play,” Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stated while presiding over separate meetings of PPP Mirpurkhas, Umerkot and Tharparker districts at Bilawal House today.
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, MNA Faryal Talpur, Pir Aftab Hussain Shah Jeelani, MNA Nawab Yousuf Talpur, Mir Munawar Talpur, Jameel Soomro , Senator Engneer Gianchand, Senator Hari Ram Kishori Lal and other elected representatives, Party office-bearers and senior workers from the three districts also attended the meeting.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari asked the Party leaders to work hard unitedly in the Local Government elections as he wants 100% from entire Sindh including Mirpurkhas Division.
He said that the free-wheeling politicians and turncoats always cobbled alliance against the PPP in all the previous elections on the instigations of undemocratic forces but always met with defeat. People, PPP and its workers need not to worry about such alliances and marriages of conveniences by these elements.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expressed surprise that ROs and AROs were changed in Umerkot District by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) after succumbing to the pressure groups. He said while Sindh government has been directed by the ECP not to make any transfer and postings after the announcement of schedule of Local government elections but violating its own directives under pressure from nuisance groups.
PPP Chairman also listened to the workers from three districts and assured them that the Party will take care of every one of them. He also asked the PPP leaders and workers from Thar to unite in their ranks and give the best result.