Controversial Census delaying LB elections: Ghani

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Sindh Minister for Education and Labor Saeed Ghani has said that PPP wants local bodies’ elections to be held in the province as soon as possible but due to controversial census delays are taking place due to delimitation and the federal government was responsible for it.

He expressed these views during a press conference at his camp office on Saturday regarding the joining of NajibWali, former vice-president of Cantonment Board Clifton and three-time elected members, the PPP.

PPP Sindh General Secretary Waqar Mehdi, NajmiAlam, Khalil Hot, KaramullahWaqasi and others were also present on the occasion.

He said the government and the city’s claimant party, MQM, was responsible of passing the controversial census in parliament and the CCI.

“Inshallah, the PPP will give a surprise in the upcoming local bodies’ elections and the cantonment elections.”

He cautioned thatif the Kashmir elections were rigged in the style of July 25, 2018, it would be an irreparable loss to the Kashmir cause.

The minister said that educational institutions in Sindh have been closed in view of the Covid situation but the examinations cannot be cancelled as it could jeopardize the children’s academic year.”

Ghani said that NajibWali is the only elected member of Clifton Cantonment who has not only been elected to the board three times.

He said that his joining the PPP would make the PPP more active and added that nomination papers for cantonment board elections will start from July 26 and elections will be held on September 12 and Inshallah PPP will field its candidates from all cantonment boards of Karachi.

 

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