PPP attempts to pacify angry JI Karachi chief

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admin 18 January, 2023
Updated 2023/01/18 at 11:00 AM
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Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah

CM Murad Ali Shah assures JI’s Karachi chief Naeem-ur-Rehman of addressing party’s “valid” concerns om LG polls in Karachi

Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday assured Jamat-e-Islami’ (JI) Karachi leader Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman of addressing all his “valid” worries, because the party continues Sindh’s ruling party heading in the right direction regarding effects of neighborhood authorities polls inside the town.

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi President Naeem ur Rehman, at the same time as rejecting the LG polls outcomes for Karachi, claimed that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will now not be able to obtain a majority within the metropolis despite the fact that it spent one hundred years seeking to accomplish that as its behavior is anti-Karachi.

CM Shah in a telephone call with Rehman asked him to approach the election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding their issues and assured him of gambling a impartial position in the decision of JI’s issues.

‘JI PPP’s priority for containing talks’: Saeed Ghani
Earlier, Sindh Minister for Education Saeed Ghani said that PPP wants to keep talks with JI that is its priority to ally for the appointment of Karachi’s mayor.

Amid the finalisation of results for the local government polls in Karachi, Ghani that his birthday party might form an alliance with JI — which stands second with victories in 88 UCs — however ruled out any possibility to join arms with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

As in step with the effects issued via the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the PPP is in the lead with success in ninety one Union Councils out of 235. JI stands 2d with victories in 88 UCs, and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) got here third after winning in 40 UCs.

“It could be higher that PPP and JI hold talks,” the minister said during a press conference in Karachi.

Ghani said that the records being provided to JI’s Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman aren’t correct.

“Hafiz Naeem’s statistics regarding victory on 94 seats is inaccurate,” the minister said.

He said that even PPP’s prevailing applicants have asked recounting claiming that their votes were less.

“We didn’t create a fuss over JI’s request for recounting. Jamat rioted once they realised that they had been dropping Akhtar Colony’s seat,” Ghani stated, adding that votes were stated for union council (UC) of the stated region.

Ghani stated that PPP additionally has objections over the results in some places, and asked the JI to be part of the recounting.

While criticising the runner-up party, the minister alleged that JI held the returning officer in District West hostage.

“Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman threatened the commissioner even as talking to him,” he said, including that doing so is completely inappropriate.

He stated that any such behaviour wasn’t predicted of the JI’s Karachi leader.

He stated that there have been human beings in PPP as properly who were disgruntled and enraged but he did not initiate them.

“JI got seats extra than anticipated but ours weren’t,” Ghani stated, including that there may be no surprise if PPP gained 12 of 12 seats in Lyari as it’s far a stronghold of the birthday celebration.

Same is the case with Manghopir region from wherein PPP gained on 10-sixteen seats, but, it is uncommon if a party movements from 0 to hundred, he delivered.

Ghani further stated that JI received the seats anywhere it staged the protetst. He requested the political birthday celebration’s supporters to chorus from related to in sports that have an effect on the metropolis’s surroundings.

Ghani informed the reporters that PPP has sought requests from Karachi Division on reserved seats.

“Hafiz Naeem alleged that Saeed Ghani made his brother win via recounting,” the minister said even as claiming that PPP failed to behavior recounting nor his brother won from the stated seat.

He asserted that Sindh authorities wasn’t doing any sort of intervention within the electoral manner.

JI holds protests against alleged rigging in Karachi LG polls
As controversy surrounds the outcomes of the neighborhood government elections in Karachi and Hyderabad, JI on Monday introduced national protests, rejecting the final results of the polls.

JI chief Siraj-ul-Haq, even as speakme to the media Monday night time, said that the postpone in the release of effects via the ECP became elevating doubts.

JI Karachi’s chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman at the same time as addressing a press convention on the birthday celebration’s town headquarters Idara Noor-e-Haq said the people of Karachi voted for JI as the biggest celebration within the town.

Rehman said that JI had raised objections at the population census and led a marketing campaign for delimitations, voter lists, and authority in the nearby our bodies installation.

“We had been stripped of many government inside the LG Act 2013,” Rehman stated.

Criticizing the authorities over the LG polls consequences, the JI’s city head said that the ruling party plundered JI’s mandate even as conniving with a few people of the ECP and returning officers.

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