Fawad Chaudhry demands implementation of Article 140-A from SC on ‘Constitutional Crisis in Sindh’


KARACHI :Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that every five years, a person is placed in the Sindh Chief Minister’s House as a rubber stump, the wires of which are with the Zardari family, which treats him as a puppet. Use

Talking to media, he said that the status of Chief Minister and Provincial Assembly was limited and decision making regarding the province was not with the Chief Minister or Sindh Assembly but with all those sitting in Bilawal House.

The Federal Minister said that there is no scope for Governor Raj in the Constitution, it is not a democratic act, Article 140A of the Constitution should be implemented in Sindh which is the responsibility of the Supreme Court.

It should be noted that Article 140 (a) obliges the provincial government to establish local governments within its jurisdiction.

Fawad Chaudhry said that there was load shedding in the whole country in the last few days but there was no load shedding in the city except the bad recovery in Karachi as the federal government had provided 500 MW additional power to K Electric.

The Federal Minister for Information said that every year in summer there is a severe power crisis in Karachi but thanks to special arrangements of the federal government, the citizens of Karachi did not have to suffer load shedding in summer and the resulting pressure in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Tripping

KARACHI: Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting meeting with representatives of Pakistan Film Producer Association PFPA at Governor’s House. INP PHOTO

He said that Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto were pursuing nationalist politics by distancing themselves from the politics of the federation due to which prejudice was spread here despite providing facilities to the citizens of Karachi and Sindh. Therefore, the whole of Pakistan suffers.

He said that the provinces get money through the National Financial Commission and in the last two or three years Rs. 16 to 18 trillion has been transferred to Sindh and this year the provincial share has been increased in the budget which has given Sindh Rs. 7.5 trillion. Rs. Will be received through NFC Award.

He said that so much money was given to the provincial government. The situation is that a city like Karachi has not been able to form its own police since 1990. They give money to Rangers every year and beg the federation to keep Rangers in the city. He said that Karachi police was not capable of maintaining law and order.

The Federal Minister said that the situation in B areas of Balochistan where there is no formal administration is better than the law enforcement agencies in Karachi, whoever wants to stop and loot the vehicle here, it is the responsibility of the police.

He said that special money is taken in the name of Badin and Ghotki in the special case of gas and electricity and look at the situation there, Rs. 90 billion was spent on Larkana and the roads there are broken and the health system is in ruins. The Supreme Court ordered that the management of the federal hospital be withdrawn from the provincial government.

Fawad Chaudhry said that Sindh is getting huge share of resources but where and how it is being spent, there is no provincial finance commission, districts are not getting money, Karachi is not getting money, income of cities is not increasing. ۔

Fawad Chaudhry said that how long will this province be run by awarding contracts to favored contractors? The biggest plebiscite in NAB cases has taken place in Sindh cases which is only a small part. NAB has received billions of rupees from here but The real money has gone to Dubai and London.

The Federal Minister said that the Supreme Court should enforce Article 140 of the Constitution and hold local government elections.

He said that PML-N has to reject everything without looking at it. He said that Pakistanis abroad do not understand the problem of the country, so what are Nawaz Sharif, Hassan Nawaz and Ishaq Dar nowadays?

He said that overseas Pakistanis send their hard earned money to Pakistan while this group of looters called PML-N stole Pakistani money and took it abroad.

Replying to a question, he said that the people of Sindh were stealing the water of Bilawal House, Murad Ali Shah and some elders and were blaming Punjab.

Fawad Chaudhry’s job will not be secured by speaking against Asif Zardari, Bilawal Bhutto, Murtaza Wahab

Reacting to the statement of Fawad Chaudhry, Sindh government spokesman Legal, Environment and Coastal Development Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that what PTI has done to the country and the people is not hidden from anyone.

Addressing Fawad Chaudhry, he said that his incompetent government had in fact made the people scream.

Sindh Legal Adviser said that PPP is a patriotic party which has sacrificed its leadership for the country and democracy, let Fawad Chaudhry teach patriotism to someone else.

He said that the hypocritical and unjust policies of the selected government for Sindh are well known to the people here, adding that Fawad Chaudhry’s job would not be secured by speaking against Asif Zardari and Bilawal Bhutto.

Murtaza Wahab further said that his incompetent government is standing on lies and utopia, the water of Sindh was stopped by no one else but the federation and Punjab.

He said that lands of Badin, Thatta, Umerkot, Jamshoro, Gharo and other areas in Sindh have become barren.

He further said that the standing crops on millions of acres of land were being distributed to the people of the country by the Shiro Brigade through the politics of hatred sacrificed by the unjust policies of your incompetent government.

The federation is conspiring against the Sindh chief minister, the provincial information minister said

Reacting to the statement of Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry, Provincial Information Minister Nasir Shah said that Fawad Chaudhry was trying to increase his political stature by making statements against the Zardari family.

He said that Fawad Chaudhry was getting a job by speaking against Zardari. Murad Ali Shah is a very successful and powerful Chief Minister. The federation is not only worried but also scared of his abilities.

He said that we all know that the federation is conspiring against the Chief Minister of Sindh. Fawad Chaudhry does not have the right to hold the Sindh government accountable for the funds given under the NFC.

Nasir Shah said that the Federal Minister was probably saying to his selected Prime Minister, Fawad Chaudhry wants to be the Chief Minister of Punjab, everyone knows those who are conspiring against the Chief Minister of Punjab.

He said that the federal government has held Irsa hostage, Punjab has illegally opened Chashma-Jhelum canal and plundered the water of Sindh. Fawad Chaudhry should respond to the opening of Chashma-Jhelum canal.

He further said that it was Irsa’s job to monitor and distribute water fairly, the federal government should allow Irsa to work and stop interfering in their affairs.

The provincial minister said that Fawad Chaudhry should stop dreaming of monitoring Sindh and give an account of the illegal funds given by the federal government to its Sindh MPAs.

He said that the federal government was now committing corruption by working in the union councils directly through its MPAs.