WITH NADEEM MALIK
TOPIC- LOCAL BODY ORDINANCE SINDH
GUESTS- ASMA ARBAB ALAMGIR, KHURRUM DASTGIR KHAN, IMTIAZ SHEIKH, DR QADIR MAGSI
ASMA ARBAB ALAMGIR OF PPPP said that local body ordinance is a provincial matter and PPPP is the most popular party of the Sindh. She said that PPPP has passed the local body ordinance according to the constitution through the Sindh assembly. She said that PPPP wants to keep all national and regional parties united.
KHURRUM DASTGIR KHAN OF PML-N said that Mian Shahbaz Sharif has ordered to register FIR against the people tortured the boy working on the bakery. He said that people responsible to torturing the bakery boy have been arrested.
He said that local body ordinance has divided Sindh not geographically but politically. He said that according to the local body ordinance PPPP has handed over the rural areas of Sindh to MQM. He said that PPPP is confused on local body system and has imposed whatever system suits it. He said that PPPP has receded on the local body ordinance.
IMTIAZ SHEIKH OF PML-F said that a black day has been observed in Sindh against local body ordinance and this bill has divided the Sindh. He said that local body ordinance is a biased law it implements on some areas of Sindh and does not on others. He said that Yousuf Raza Gillani and Asma Arbab Alamgir have not read the ordinance they do not know the contents of this ordinance. He said that according to the local body ordinance the mayor of Karachi will be in charge of everything including the control of police. He said that according to the local body ordinance mayor will have the power to hire a person in grade 20 with out going through the public service commission. He said that there is the sense of deprivation in Sindh against the ordinance and many people have been died and wounded.
DR QADIR MAGSI OF STPP said that local body ordinance is a conspiracy against Sindh. He said that in the past PPPP used to protest against the division of Karachi and Hyderabad along with nationalists. He said that some areas of Karachi are very developed and others are deprived from drinking water. He said that local body ordinance is a biased law and there should be one law in the whole of the Sindh. He said that according to the new ordinance the mayor can impose 144 and halt the session of the assembly. He said that according to the local body ordinance mayor will have more powers than the chief minister of Sindh.