Altaf Hussain pledged to support Saraiki province, big rally in Multan

MULTAN, Dec 23rd:Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has said that his party will support the creation of Saraiki and Hazara province in the National Assembly. Altaf Hussain said that MQM will fully support the creation of a Saraiki province in the National Assembly and the Senate. He directed the MQM’s parliamentarian to move resolution in the NA regarding creation of Saraiki province. He said that his party would set the masses free of the feudal system. He urged the politicians to come and sit for the creation of new provinces.Altaf Hussain, chief of Mutahidda Qaumi Movement has said that all Politicians and political parties had disappointed the people of Southern Punjab during the last 64 years because they did not resolve their problems and left them at the mercy of fate.In his telephonic address to a big and impressive rally which was also attended by `Dr. Farooq Sattar,Haider Rizvi, Mustafa Kamal,Sajid Ahmed MNA,Sarfraz Nawaz ,Anees Qaimkhani, Saif Yar Khan, Rao Khalid, Iftikhar RAndhawa, Rai Khalid, Sindh Minister Abdul Haseeb, Rashid Bhayya, MNA,Muhammad Ali Shah Rao Abdul Qayyum,Shahid Alam QAim Khani,Dr.Rashid Mehmood, Arshad Bazmi, S,A Iqbal Qadri MNA,Wakil BHatti.Altaf Hussain said that people of southern Punjab should test the MQM once a time, Insha Allah it would not disappoint them anmd it will emerge the leadership from the poor and medicore class.MQM will help them in getting rid of Feudal lords , Waderas, Jagirdars, MQM chief said that we are not doing merely lip-service but we had made practically that mediocres were sent to the parliament who know about the starvation, hunger, poverty, tyranny, exploitation and injustice.He said that other political parties raise voices for the cause of down trodden people, haris, peasants, industrial workers and talk  about the "Have-nots" In fact they are serving the interest of Jagirdars, Waderas by alloting tickets to upper class. Altaf Hussain said that MQM would introduce rule of 98 percent people who were being ruled by the merely two percent of privileged class. He said that change had come to the nation. In addition to it he also added that if MQM starts the Long March than more than 200 million people will be on the roads of Islamabad. Those who are criticizing the Muttahida Qaumi Movement will tell the public what they have done for them?  Chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Altaf Hussain has said that only his party or the Pakistan Army can defend Pakistan.
“MQM praises the statement of Army Chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and his stance on supporting democracy in Pakistan. We salute the sacrifices made by the armed forces and the people of Pakistan,” Altaf said.This was MQM’s first rally in Multan, through which the party’s chief is said to have addressed around 60 million residents in southern Punjab. Around 30,000 people attended the rally, belonging to groups such as the Kashmiri community, Seraikistan Youth Movement and supporters of the Bahawalpur province movement. Members of religious parties from across Punjab, Sindh and the tribal area of Balochistan that borders Punjab were also present.
Altaf said that the support the people of Multan have shown to the party signifies that a “peaceful revolution” is “knocking on Pakistan’s door.”In a telephonic address, Hussain said that the “flood” of the people cannot be stopped now.He said that the people who talk about revolution and claim to bring it must know that in the past the MQM has “slapped” politicians and feudals on the forums of National Assembly and Senate.Hussain proclaimed that today’s [Friday] rally is the biggest rally in the history of Multan and that it highlights Multan’s citizens’ love for MQM. He added, “Such love was seen in history for Quaid-e-Azam and Liaquat Ali.”
Backing his statement, he said that the Quaid was truthful and so is MQM.The MQM chief said that Multan, “the city of Saints,” has “hammered another nail in the casket of feudals.”He said that a negative propaganda was being planned in order to drive away the support that the people of Multan give to the MQM so that the feudals could “enslave” them.Hussain reiterated the need for a Seraiki province in the region and repeated, “Make provinces, save Pakistan.”He showed satisfaction over the demarcation of Southern Punjab and said that a “province for the underprivileged” should be made.Speaking about underdevelopment of southern Punjab, Altaf said that the 13 districts of the region have only two universities and two medical colleges while upper Punjab has 31 universities. “Only Lahore has more medical colleges than the entire southern Punjab. I immediately demand that the government announce five more universities and medical colleges, as well as two agriculture and engineering universities [for southern Punjab],” he said.Speaking about his rally, the MQM chief also said that “Such peaceful processions could not be witnessed again in any other party’s rally.”

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