NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- PAKISTAN POLITICAL SITUATION
GUESTS- ASAD UMER, RANA MASHUD, NISAR KHORRO, IA REHMAN
IA REHMAN OF HRCP said that ever since Karachi operation started the killing of police has been increased and the rate of extortion has gone up. He said that there is no understanding among the political parties on the operation in Karachi. He said that just from one area of Karachi rupees ten million extortion is being collected. He said that thirty to forty million rupees extortion is gathered from the whole of Karachi city everyday.
ASAD UMER OF PTI said that no date of elections is fixed in the democratic system mid term elections can be called at any time.
He said that everybody knows where PPPP and MQM are coinciding with criminals in Karachi.
He said that the kind of pressure should have been put on Shahbaz Sharif after Lahore incident was not implemented and PTI also was mild on him. He said that Lahore tragedy is such big incident that Shahbaz Sharif should have resigned voluntarily.
He said that the rigging has been proved in many constituencies so far but the government has not started any investigations yet that how it became possible.
NISAR KHORRO OF PPPP said that terrorism, land mafia and extortion incidents are going on for years in Karachi now. He said that Sindh government felt it essential to have the support of the rangers besides the police to fight terrorism in Karachi.
He said that he stated on the same day of Lahore tragedy that Shahbaz Sharif should resign and surrender himself for inquiry.
He said that if despite of the free election commission the free elections were not possible then what the use of the free election commission is.
RANA MASHUD OF PML-N said that PML-N has no objection on long march but says that the timing of the march is impropriate. He said that the operation Zarb-e-Azb is on and the Middle East situation is very explosive at this moment.
He said that the PML-N government has included ISI and MI in the inquiry commission on Lahore tragedy to remove any kind of doubts. He said that Punjab government will take action against anybody the commission holds responsible for the Lahore tragedy.
He said that PTI is unable to show trigging anywhere in the elections so far. He said that PTI wants election reforms and they can be done in the parliament only.