LAHORE, Sept 9 (TNS): Pakistan Peoples Party (Workers) central leadership on Saturday called upon people to vote for honest candidate in NA-120 by-poll if they wish to strengthen democracy in Pakistan.
PPP Workers leadership including Naheed Khan and Dr Safdar Abbasi received a warm welcome from the NA-120 voters as they were in this constituency for door to door election campaign in favor of ex-MPA Sajida Mir who was pitched as the party’s candidate for National Assembly constituency NA-120, Lahore-III.
Talking to the voters, Naheed Khan said this by-election is the testimony of the people’s comprehension in regard of the sanctity of the votes. She urged the people to cast their votes after evaluating the suitable candidate having clean reputation. She further said the present incumbent rulers have nothing to do with the issues of the masses as they only want to safeguard their own personal interests.
Criticizing Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of ex-Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif, Naheed Khan said Maryam Nawaz proudly told the people that this is the constituency from where her father was elected Prime Minister three times but she avoided telling the people the miseries and poor condition of the people residing in this constituency.
She said the people of this constituency are deprived of potable water and living where there is no proper sewerage system.
Ex-Senator Dr Safdar Abbasi said Mian Nawaz Sharif never revisited this constituency after winning the elections. “This constituency is the less developed area of the city and the condition of this constituency revealed to the whole Pakistan when it was flooded after raining few days back.
He said the step was taken to bring forward “real political workers” and urged other parties to follow the suit to put an end to “dynastic” politics.
Later, Naheed Khan, Dr Safdar Abbasi, Sajida Mir, Sardar Hur Bukhari, Ibn-e-Rizvi, Aamna Zaidi, Saleem Khan, Waseem Khan and other party workers initiated political awareness campaign in the constituency to educate the voters about their party’s manifesto. People of the area raised slogans in favor of the party’s leadership.