MIRPURKHAS July 8. Motor vehicle incharge of excise and taxation department Mirpurkhas Abdullah Narejo has said that RS 8.150 millions have been recovered more than last year recovery incase of motor vehicle tax that is the record of district Mirpurkhas. Talking to local newsmen here on Wednesday, he said that RS 12.602 millions were recovered in account of motor vehicle tax in 2007-08 but this year, due to hectic efforts of motor vehicle staff, RS 20.717 millions were recovered in the district that was also appreciated by local excise and taxation officers. He advised particularly owners of the motor bikes to pay their dues of motor vehicle tax as well as register their bikes without any delay to save themselves from difficulties. He added that local police have also cooperated in this regard as they also forced the vehicle owners to pay their excise dues otherwise their vehicles would be detain till clearance of their excise dues.
MIRPURKHAS July 8. Hundreds of residents of Bhansinghabad, Satellite town have held protest demonstration in Bhansinghabad at Mirwah road to protest against the frequent power failure and load shedding without any schedule here on Wednesday. Protesters carried sticks in their hands blocked the Mirwah road and burnt also tyres in the protest. They raised slogans against the hesco officials. Protesters complained with local journalists, accusing that except load shedding, hesco officials were suspending the power supply to the different feeders in the hesco Mirpurkhas division to cover the power theft. They deplored that hesco officials had been failed to stop the power stealing as result they were over charging in the bills from hesco consumers on the base of different pretext . They regretted that power supply was suspended even in hot day night as result consumers facing hardships. They said that they were facing 12 hours day night power off in thedistrict. They demanded the hesco chief to take immediate notice, reduce the time of load shedding and ensure proper power supply to save the consumers from hardships.