HYDERABAD: Sindh Taraqqi-pasand Party chairman Dr Qadir Magsi has said that gross incompetence and ill-planning by rulers have pushed Sindh to the verge of economic collapse in the wake of heavy rainfall and flood in the province.

Sindh had been destroyed by the calamity right from Kashmore to Kandhot and Wahi Pandhi to Karachi and Sidh could not recover from the devastation caused by ‘relief cut’ in Manchhar Lake dyke even after a century, he said.

Dr Magsi was talking to people in Tando Mohammad Khan after offering condolence to a journalist on Thursday.

He said that rulers had tried to render people beggars by making them homeless and bringing them to roads under open skies.

He said that breaches were made in the dykes of saline water drains and irrigation channels to render farmlands infertile and barren. It would create drought lead to starvation, he said.

He said that now people of Sindh should use their right to vote correctly as one should never pin hopes on such rulers.

He said that influx of Afghans, Burmese and Bengalis would have to be stopped. No announcement about their expulsion had so far been made, he said, adding that a judicial commission could be formed to expel illegal immigrants from Sindh.

Published in Dawn, September 30th, 2022

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