70% people of Naseerabad Balochistan living below poverty line: Bilawal
Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressing a public meeting in Naseerabad Balochistan: Photo taken from WhatsApp group of PPP media cell

Aziz Marri :

Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari here on Sunday said that 70 percent of people of Naseerabad division Balochistan were living below the poverty line. He addressed a public meeting in Naseerabad. Sardar Ghulam Rasool Umrani and other tribal elders joined the PPP.

PPP Balochistan President Mir Changaiz Jamali, senior leaders Mir Sadiq Umrani, Rozi Khan Kakar, Nawab Sanaullah Zehri, Ali Madad Jattak, General (R) Qadir Baloch, and others also addressed the public meeting. Flags-waving supporters of the party welcomed Bilawal Bhutto Zardari during the public meeting.

“Inflation increased and prices of commodities skyrocketed”, the Chairman PPP told the flag-waving supporters. He lashed out at the Balochistan government and federal government for what he called their failure to address the issues of the masses of the Naseerabad division. “Look at the poverty and unemployment, this government has failed to address these issues”, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stated.

“We will march against the oppressive and incompetent government on February 27th”, BBZ

“We will march against the oppressive, incompetent, and illegitimate ruling government on February 27 from Karachi to Islamabad,” he said. The PPP chief asked residents of Balochistan to elect the PPP once again to change the fate of the country. He said the solution to the nation’s problems lay in democracy and democratic struggle.

“We do not believe in the power of weapons. We believe in the power of the vote. The center would become strong when provinces will get their rights,” he said. He said the people of Balochistan were brave and patriotic and he considered them his brothers.

The PPP leaders lashed out at present provincial and federal governments for the law and order situation and inflation in the country and vowed to counter all anti-masses policies. Strict security measures were adopted by the administration on the eve of the public meeting of the PPP.

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