KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon on Monday said that there was brotherhood among all inhabitants, including old and new settlers of Sindh and there was no hatred among them.
“In view of upcoming local body elections, political point scoring and hearsay of provoking one another to fight are not reasonable. There should not be quarrel in politics,” he urged.
While lashing Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed and calling him political orphan, he said that Ahmed had no political position, adding that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was only the leader who raised voice for Kashmir and not only challenged Indian government but also openly addressed the issue while on the behest of other Pakistani leaders chaos in Kashmir Solidarity rally was spread under a conspiracy which raised questions on Kashmir cause.
He was talking to media persons before a session in Sindh Assembly on Monday and said that there should not be any quarrel in politics.
Memon said that he could respond with reason of the way others were sorting out words, adopting attitude, and making provoking speeches but he didn’t want to fan a tense atmosphere, adding that government’s duty was to take defuse tension and his party owned that responsibility.
In response of a question, he said that the country was facing many challenges and problems which it could not afford and it was not reasonable to spread hatred in democratic form of government. He also urged that political workers and citizens to establish unity.
In another question regarding complaints from MQM leader of non-cooperation in legislation and passing arbitrary bills, Memon said that his party wanted to empower and strengthen the institutions, adding that legislation in Sindh assembly was to make local body departments strengthened so that the masses could get all facilities and justice.