MIRPURKHAS July 10. Jamaat e Islami Mirpurkhas has held Protest demonstration here on Friday after Jumma prayer outside the Madina Masjid to protest against increasing the price of petroleum production in the country. Protesters led by Ameer JI Mirpurkhas Zafar Iqbal Mujahid, carried banners and placards, raised slogans against the government. Speaking at the protesters, Zafar Iqbal Mujahid said that judiciary had given decision to decrease the price of petroleum production to give relief to the masses as result petroleum production’s rates were decreased for a day and then rulers who had raised slogans to give Roti, Kapra aur Makan to the masses did not tolerate it and increased the price of petroleum production on the pretext of carbon tax. He deplored that after increasing the petroleum production, rates of other essential commodities would be increased as result poor masses would suffer its additional burdon. He appealed the president Asif AliZardari to review his decision. Naib Ameer JI Mirpurkhas Azizur Rehman also spoke.
MIRPURKHAS July 10. Scores of tail end farmers of Thar tail distributary that was fed by Thar canal have held protest demonstration here on Friday outside the local press club to protest against authorities’ failure to reach the irrigation water till tail of the distributary and corruption of irrigation officials. Protesters led by Syed Jalal Shah, Wahid Dino Palli, Faiz Mohammad Palli and Yousuf Chachar have blocked also the main Hyderabad Mirpurkhas road , while carrying banners and placards, raised slogans against the SDO irrigation Imam Bux and demanded the government to immediately suspend the SDO Imam Bux and concerned darogah Mohammad Palli as accusing that they were allowing the landlords of head of the distributary to temper their water courses. Talking to media men, they alleged that irrigation officials are allegedly receiving gratification for providing relief of 5 to8 decimal in the water courses of head of the distributary. They said thattheir crops in tail were destroyed due to non availability of irrigation water even facing shortage of drinking water for last a month . They further accused that officials had themselves fixed the illegal pipe in the distributary for water stealing. They urged the higher authorities to take immediate notice, order impartial inquiry and ensure proper water supply till tail end abadgars.