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PTI workers join PPP in Karak

PTI workers join PPP in Karak

KARAK: Scores of PTI workers from Takht-i-Nusrati tehsil resigned from the party over differences with the local leadership and joined PPP here on Wednesday.

Adil Mir Khattak, PTI senior vice president in Takht-i-Nusrati, said that the party workers were discriminated against during the intra-party elections and distribution of the party tickets for the local government polls.

Addressing the joining ceremony, he said that ideological workers were ignored by the local and provincial leadership of PTI. He said that they had joined PTI for bringing change in the country but there was contradiction between the sayings and deeds of the party leadership.

Mr Khattak said that along with his supporters joined PPP, which was a party of poor people. He said that they would work as common workers of PPP.

Speaking on the occasion, PPP district general secretary Jehanzeb Khattak said that PTI failed to bring any change in the province and in the lives of the poor people, who had voted for it in the last general elections.

He said that PPP would bring change in the lives of people. He said that they would serve the poor masses of the district with full devotion.

DRINKING WATER: The residents of Dabb Sangeni have demanded of the authorities to provide drinking water to them from Zarakhel Dam.

Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, the elders of the area said that more than 30,000 residents of Dabb Sangeni were facing shortage of drinking water.

The elders including Hujat Badshah, Rustam Ali and Noor Sadiq claimed that survey and feasibility report of the scheme was prepared during the previous provincial government. Funds were also approved for the scheme but work on it could not be started owing to unknown reasons, they added.

The elders said that local women had to fetch drinking water from distant areas. They said that in some localities people were forced to use rainwater for drinking purpose. — Correspondent

Published in Dawn, September 3rd, 2015

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