December 1, 2021

Sindh to raise census issue in joint Parliament session

Sindh decided to raise census issue in joint Parliament session. CM meets Bilawal

KARACHI, May 28: Sindh decided to raise census issue in joint Parliament session. This was decided at a meeting of Bilawal Bhutto and Sindh chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.

Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was briefed on the issues that pertained to the approval of 2017 census as well as development schemes for Karachi.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Advisor to the CM on Law Murtaza Wahab called on the Party Chairman at Bilawal House and apprised him about the illegal and unfair manner in which the Federal government had proceeded to approve the census that was conducted in 2017.

It is pertinent to mention that the Sindh CM was the only CCI member who had dissented with other members and was of the view that population of the Sindh province and Balouchistan has been undercounted.

Henceforth, The PPP-led Sindh government keeping ahead the interests of the Sindh province has, in accordance to the Article 154 of the Constitution, decided to raise this issue in a joint session of the Parliament.

 

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