KARACHI, August 6: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has nominated 18 candidates for Chairmen and Vice Chairmen from Minority communities in different local bodies from District to Town Committee in Sindh province creating yet another history in its quest for empowerment of all the deprived and downtrodden for an egalitarian society and equality.
In a press statement issued here, Surendar Valasai Advisor to PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for Minority Affairs said that it is unprecedented in the history of Pakistan that such a large number of Local Bodies heads from minorities will be elected in any province. “Credit goes to PPP and its Chairman as Sindh became not only the first province of the country but minorities have not got such massive representations anywhere in South Asia,” he stated.
It may be recalled here that PPP has nominated Kunwar Karni Singh as Vice Chairman of District Council Tharparker, Dr Manoj Malani as Chairman and Doongar Mal Meghwar as Vice Chairman of Municipal Committee Mithi and Saroop Chand Kolhi as Vice Chairman Municipal, Umerkot. Others who have been nominated as Chairmen of Town Committees include: Mohan Lal Meghwar Diplo, Kamlesh Lohano Islamkot, Pardeep alias Chaku Chelhar, Gordhan Bheel Sultanabad, Veero Mal Tinani Thano Bula Khan, Ashok Kumar Perumal. Vice Chairmen: Karamchand Meghwar Chelhar, Nonoon Mal Pithoro, Sooraj Meghwar Samaro, Kanya Lal Kandhra, Brij Lal Saleh Pat, Deewan Pehlaj Khangarh, Manak Lal Garhi Khero, and Suneel Kumar Karampur.
Surendar Valasai thanked the PPP leadership including Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and President PPP-P Asif Ali Zardari and all other senior Party leaders for such a larger representation to the Minority Communities in local councils of Sindh and hoped that all those nominated will serve their respective areas with dedication and hard-work to deliver civic facilities.