Lahore: Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat Baloch, has said that the due to which the peoples’ apprehension of rigging in elections had increased. He was talking to media men after addressing an Eid Milan party organized by the Awami Rickshaw union here on Friday.
However, he said it wont be easy for the Zardari regime to secure the election results of its choice as the Election Commission was all powerful, and the judiciary and the media were free.
Liaqat Baloch demanded immediate recovery of the public money distributed among the political parties in the light of the Supreme Court decision in Asghar Khan case besides permanent stoppage of agencies involvement in politics. He said such a measure was essential to stop the chances of subverting the public mandate.
Liaqat Baloch said the JI had always denied receiving any money from the ISI and its record was clear of such blemishes. Continuing, he said that the poor masses also had their right on the resources of the country like the rich. However, in the present system, the rich were enjoying all the facilities and luxuries while the masses were left high and dry.
He said the society would be prosperous only when the workers and laborers were happy and got basic facilities. He stressed that job opportunities be created for the common man.
Liaqat Baloch called for setting up rickshaw stands in cities and towns like bus stands and wagon stands, and added that the rickshaw drivers should not be harassed by the traffic police.