Ill-planning, flour crisis claiming lives: JUP-N.

HYDERABAD -- Jamiat Ulema-i-Pakistan-Noorani (JUP-N) president Sahibzada Abul Khair Mohammad Zubair has said that many people have lost their lives or suffered injuries due to ill-planning by rulers. He also deplored an 'artificial crisis of flour' and regretted that a tragedy had occurred in Mirpurkhas.

Speaking at a meeting of his party in its office here on Sunday, he said that flour crisis and price hike had deprived people of their right to live. He said that people were facing humiliation in their struggle to get subsidised flour, pointed out that long queues of men and women to get flour was a writing on the wall for rulers and opposition parties.

He said that these queues were reflecting the performance of past and present rulers. He observed that those who had raised slogan of containing dollar's appreciation and improving economy to form their government had now themselves become a burden on this country.

He said economy was on the verge of destruction as factories and industries were facing closure and workers were being retrenched. He said that agents of imperialist forces had made Pakistan a colony of World Bank and IMF that had made peole's lives miserable.

He held PDM and PTI responsible for what he said 'tyranny', and urged the masses to hold them accountable.

He said that unless Islamic system is enforced, this system of oppression would not end. He urged people to become an iron wall against 'tyrant rulers'. He demanded action against those responsible for this flour crisis, and said that wheat should be made available to chakkis.

Meanwhile, activists of Jamaat-i-Islami led by party Hyderabad emir Aqeel Ahmed Khan staged a protest demonstration at Hyder chowk against shortage of flour. JI leaders including Hafiz Tahir, Abdul Waheed Qureshi, Abdul Qayyum Shaikh, Saeed Nizamani, Mushtaq Ahmed...

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