Lahore: A delegation headed by Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) Punjab Organizer Ch Muhammad Sarwar held a meeting with Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi at his residence here today during which need was stressed upon the electoral reforms for ending electoral rigging and election of really peoples representative government.
PTI delegation included Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed, Abdul Aleem Khan and Nadeem Khan whereas PML Punjab General Secretary Ch Zaheeruddin Khan, Moonis Elahi and Mian Munir were also present during the meeting.
Talking to the media, Ch Parvez Elahi said that projects like jangla bus and orange train are not for public welfare but for committing corruption of billions of rupees, look at Nandipur Power Project which is lying closed but its advertisements are running, present rulers have not added a single megawatt in power generation, there are neither beds nor medicines in hospitals of Lahore, five patients are lying on one bed, our constructed Surgical Tower has not been made functional, neat clean drinking water is not available in the provincial metropolis, lawlessness is so aggravated that every day 200 dacoities are being committed, those who raised slogan in the budget of not levying new have imposed new taxes of Rs 40 billions, they are not concerned and realization about problems of people who have neither employment nor protection, all claims of the govt have been proved false.
Ch Parvez Elahi further said emphatically that all opposition parties will have to go along together, rigging will not end without electoral reforms, candidates goes home on winning and he is defeated by tempering the result overnight.
Ch Muhammad Sarwar said that now post polling rigging was being committed after local bodies election, N-League candidates who were defeated with small margin of votes are being declared successful in the name of recounting, all institutions and public servants in Punjab have been involved in politics, rigging will also be committed in third phase of local polls.
Expressing gratitude to Ch Parvez Elahi for honouring the delegation, he said all opposition parties will have to evolve a strategy together to give tough time to the govt, allies of the govt Peoples Party leaders now also have spoken against rigging of the govt. He demanded setting up of the Punjab Finance Commission so that funds are equally utilized on all areas of the province.