Karachi: Sindh assembly here Monday told that the citizens of Hyderabad were compelled to drink unfiltered water, as the present filter plants were not working.
MQM lawmaker Zubair Ahmed said the filter plants in Hyderabad city have not been working. The government should release funds for their repair. Moreover, new water plants should be established to care the needs of this sprawling city. He said the drainage system in Hyderabad is also collapsed and it should be improved to make Hyderabad a clean city.
On this, representing the government, Minister Mazoor Wasan said if the mover gives him a written application he would order a probe. On this Zubair Ahmed said he would submit 0.35million applications of the residents of Hyderabad if they are needed to resolve the issue.
However, another minister Jam Khan Shoro said there are two filter plants in Hyderabad and they are not enough to cater the needs of the city and now a new water filter plant would be established in Hussainabad.