HYDERABAD, Jan 22: The Pakistan People’s Party leaders have given an assurance to make amendments to the Sindh Tenancy Act through passage of resolution in the Sindh Assembly.

This was claimed by the South Asia Partnership Pakistan (SAP) in a press release issued here on Wednesday. This would go a long way in protecting the rights of haris, it said.

A delegation comprising members of Sindh Agrarian Reforms Committee, Karamat Ali of Piler, Zulfiqar Shah of SAP and Zulfiqar Halepoto of SDF met with the Sindh Assembly Speaker Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Deputy Speaker Ms Shehla Raza and some PPP MPAs in the Speaker’s Chamber in Karachi on Tuesday.

It further claimed that the PPP leaders assured the delegation of moving a resolution for the amendment of the Sindh Tenancy Act soon.

Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said that he will facilitate in arranging a meeting of the delegation with the special committee appointed by the previous government on Tenancy Act.

Zulfiqar Shah of SAP said that efforts were under way for the success of the scheduled long march on Feb 15. The MQM he said has offered full support with the Karachi city government ready to provide all facilities to the participants of long march.

HEMO KALANI CORNER: Political and social activists here on Wednesday set-up Shaheed Hemo Kalani corner on Miran Mohammad Shah Road opposite local press club here on Wednesday to mark his 66th death anniversary. Earthen lamps and candles were lit under the portrait of Shaheed Hemo Kalani.

President Sindh Hari Porhiyat Council Punhal Sario, Secretary General Sindhi Adabi Sangat Yousuf Sindhi, nationalist leaders Nawaz Khan Zounr, Fayaz Janwari and Akash Mallah, Prof Amar Sindhu, Ms Sehar Rizvi, Nazeer Memon and many other civil society activists paid tributes to late freedom fighter.

They said t that Hemo Kalani was a hero of Sindh and had sacrificed his life while fighting against imperialism.