Hunger strike observed in Hyderabad against inflation
Activists of Sindh United Party, PML-F and other organizations observe token hunger strike to lodge protest
The protesters set ablaze the effigy of Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for throwing ‘Petrol Bomb’ on the masses
From Our Correspondent
The workers, leaders and supporters of Sindh United Party (SUP) observed token hunger strike on Tuesday at the Naseem Nagar Chowk in Qasimabad area of Hyderabad to register protest against the hike in petroleum, gas and electricity tariff that has caused unprecedented inflation making the lives of poor miserable.
Roshan Ali Buriro, Senior Vice President, SUP, Dr. Badar Channa of Sindh Sufi Forum, Rafique Magsi of PML-Functional, Mahboob Abro of Traders’ organization and several other activists observed the token hunger strike.
They criticized the government for its failure to control the prices of even the essential commodities including the wheat flour.
The political activists alleged that the country has reached at the verge of bankruptcy owing to ill-conceived policies of the government and the establishment. “Very recently, the rulers have thrown Petrol Bomb on poor masses,” they said.
The leaders of SUP and other organizations vowed to continue their protest against the government and its policies till the hike in petroleum, gas and electricity tariff is withdrawn and the prices of wheat flour and other commodities are controlled. They demanded fixation of wheat flour rate at Rs.65/- per kg.
The activists also set ablaze the effigy of federal finance minister Ishaq Dar as protest.