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MQM-P hints at coming to streets due to concerns over census

MQM-P hints at coming to streets due to concerns over census
December 24, 2020

KARACHI (92 News) - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui expressed reservations on results of 2017 census and hinted at coming to streets.

Speaking to the journalists along with Federal Minister for Information and Technology Syed Aminul Haq, the MQM-P leader said that now there is no other way but to take to the streets. "Government has not removed our reservations about the census and did not fulfill their promises made to us," he added.

Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that people of Sindh are feeling isolated after cabinet’s decision about release of the results. He asked government that what reason do MQM-P has now to remain part of the incumbent government as first point of agreement with PTI ,while joining the coalition, was regarding results of the 2017 census.

He claimed that only 25 per cent of actual population of Karachi was shown in the census and warned that people of Sindh may want to get separated if they are being suppressed in this manner.

MQM-P leader further said that last census was delayed eight years and incumbent government had promised to hold new census ahead of time but unfortunately, PTI forgets that it also has Karachi’s mandate.