Pak Sar-Zamin Party sit-in continues for fourth day
Karachi: The sit-in of Pak-Sar-Zamin Party (PSP) against the Local Government Act continues for the fourth day today.
The PSP’s protest is being attended by delegations from various business associations, market associations, jewelers’ associations, artists’ and lawyers’ associations.
Also yesterday, President Karachi Electronics Dealers Association Muhammad Rizwan, Jamil Paracha and other delegations representing business associations, lawyers and artists called on Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal and President Anis Ahmed Qaim Khani.
Talks were also held between PSP and PPP last night. People and delegations belonging to different sectors will also participate in PSP sit-in today and the fifth round of talks will be held tonight.
Addressing a news conference on the fourth day of the sit-in, Pak Sarzamin Party chief Mustafa Kamal said, “This is a symbolic sit-in. My workers are standing firm.”
“There is not even a minute’s break in this sit-in. My mothers, sisters are sleeping on the streets, this is not a point scoring,” he said.
Mustafa Kamal said that we live in an independent country, the freedom of citizens is written only in the constitution but not implemented, Sindh gets 1000 billion annually and 200 billion Sindh earns itself.
He said that the province gets budget from the federal government, three rounds of talks have been held, today a fourth round is possible, we do not accept the corporation.
Mustafa Kamal said that we struggled for five years, by the grace of Allah I made the Chief Justice do what the petitioner did not.
The Chairman of Pak Sarzamin said that the paragraph of the Provincial Finance Commission which is the voice of Pak Sarzamin in the decision of the Supreme Court, mentioning PFC is the position of Pak Sarzamin.
“On April 5, 2017, my comrades and I went on strike with 16 points. In 2013, the bill was passed jointly with the MQM,” he said.
Mustafa Kamal further said, we had first called a sit-in for 18 days against this law.