MQM-P adopts ‘strict stance’ over delimitation issue

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admin 2 January, 2023
Updated 2023/01/02 at 6:32 AM
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MQM-P threatens to quit ruling coalition government in the Centre and kick off protests if “fresh delimitation” is not conducted

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), an best friend of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), followed a strict stance on Sunday over the delimitation trouble in Karachi and Hyderabad and a non-serious attitude of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) authorities in Sindh.

MQM-P Rabita Committee meeting, headed with the aid of its convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui threatened to stop the ruling coalition government inside the Centre and kick off protests if “sparkling delimitation” of constituencies for neighborhood body polls isn’t conducted in Karachi and Hyderabad ahead of January 15.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had announced that nearby authorities (LG) elections could take vicinity on January 15 in Karachi and Hyderabad.

The meeting additionally deliberated on numerous steps consisting of protests and conveying its grievances to the federal authorities.

Addressing a press conference following the Rabita Committee huddle, the MQM-P convener urged Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to fulfil his promises made with the birthday celebration.

“We can be forced to keep the protest if our grievances aren’t redressed,” he introduced.

“In settlement with the PPP, our key factor changed into fair delimitation of constituencies for the LG polls,” Siddiqui said. Terming the triumphing delimitation of the constituencies as “beside the point”, the MQM-P chief said that pre-poll rigging changed into obvious from it.

In this situation, he said, the party has to determine whether they should visit polls in alliance with the coalition parties or contest independently.

‘Trying to unite all factions of MQM’
In a separate assertion, Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori said that he is trying to unite all the factions of the MQM.

Stressing the need for solidarity, Tessori stated that everyone needs to repair his intentions.

Political parties vanish while disunity emerged of their ranks, he warned.

The Sindh governor additionally said that he has requested the PPP to fulfil its promises made with the MQM-P. He introduced that the MQM-P would be loose to decide if the PPP did not keep its promises.

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