Govt failed to deliver in merged areas

P.N. Report

LANDIKOTAL: Jamaat-e-Islami leaders and supporters on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against power load-shedding in Landikotal, a subdivision of Khyber tribal district.

Hundreds of JI workers and supporters gathered in Landikotal bazaar and chanted slogans againt Wapds officials. They were holding party flags and banners inscribed with slogans to stop severe load shedding in Landikotal.

Speaking on the occasion, JI Landikotal ameer Haji Hassan Shinwari ,Murad Hussain and others said that the government failed to deliver and resolve basic issues of citizens. They asked the rulers that do not push citizens toward further darkness and ignorance.

“We will not compromise over the legal and constitutional rights of tribal people”,Hassan said. He threatened if Wapda officials not resolved load shedding problem they would be compelled to start set-in  in Landikotal.

JI leaders asked other political parties leaders and workers to come forward and begin a joint movement for the rights of tribal people.

The JI leader said government held several public forums sessions (Kuli kachrhri) in the area but they did not solve any problem.