Karachi, December 05, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman said that the Jamaat-e-Islami will not let the affectees alone in this crucial time and will continue its struggle till the restoration of the affected traders. He was expressed these views while addressing a meeting of Citizens’ Action Committee at Idara-e-Noor Haq here on yesterday.
Large numbers of affectees, Chairman Citizens’ Action Committee Saifuddin Advocate, Najeeb Ayubi-Chairman Public Aid Committee and others were also present. Addressing the gathering, Hafiz Naeem announced that the Jamaat-Islami would stage a sit-in protest in front of Karachi Press Club (KPC)on Friday (7-December) at 3pm; adding that the party will continue to exercise its democratic and legal rights for the victims of KMC anti-encroachment operation.
“The authorities concerns including KMC, DMCs and SBCA in the garb of Supreme Court orders are demolishing the legal properties of the citizens; which is a sheer injustice and a condemnable act”, Hafiz Naeem added. He further said that more than 3500 legal shops of the traders have been demolished by the KMC and DMCs officials during a so-called anti-encroachment operation in different areas of the metropolis including Garden, Light House, Khori Garden, Arambagh and other areas of Old City.
“More than 10lac people have been affected badly due to the ongoing anti-encroachment operation; adding that their businesses and houses were destroyed badly”, Hafiz Naeem added. The JI Karachi Chief said that the PTI, PPP and MQM are adopting anti-economic policies adding that the SBCA, KMC and DMCs officials were involved in illegal constructions and setting up of encroachments in the past and now those officials are busy in demolishing the legal businesses of the innocent people.
Hafiz Naeem said that the regularization policy should be same for all; adding that the shops and houses of the common-men should be regularised on the same pattern of Bani Gala—the residence of Prime Minister Imran Khan. He further said that the JI is stands with the affected families and will continue its struggle till the restoration of the businesses of the affected shop-keepers.
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