Karachi chaos: a plea

Updated Aug 12, 2013 07:59am

IT seems like the Sindh and federal governments are least concerned about the woes of Karachiites. Traffic is in a mess, nobody is safe from muggers, kidnappers, extortionists and target killers.

However, life is all safe and comfy for these lawmakers who have dozens of guards to protect them and make way for their vehicles in traffic jams. It is the common citizen who suffers.

It is about time the people of Karachi stood up against this government and as a first step collectively stop paying all taxes till they provide us with the facilities we deserve as taxpayers. Once the pressure develops, they will have to sit down and think seriously on this important issue.

ARSALAN FARUQI Karachi

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Comments (2) (Closed)


haris
Aug 12, 2013 02:24pm

I strongly believe if there is any uprising of masses against the Govt. in Karachi, MQM will surely join the protest. Though they themselves are ruling (in fact ruining) the city for more 2 decades.

Jalaluddin S. Hussain
Aug 12, 2013 08:14pm

As a Pakistani-Canadian and a firm believer in evolutionary Pakistani democracy, who also loves his city and country, I will request our elected federal, provincial and municipal representatives of Karachi, to help in maintaining law and order in Karachi. Vigilante justice is no justice or solution.