The participants of the Qaumi Awami Tehreek’s 32-day march, which started on February 5 led by its president Ayaz Latif Palejo, will reach Karachi on March 8 and stage a rally outside Karachi Press Club for the protection of Sindh’s rights as enshrined under the Constitution.
“The caravans of QAT have reached Ghakkar,” Noor Ahmed Kathiar, the spokesperson for the party, told The News.
The march that began on February 5 swelled in strength and size after passing through different cities of Sindh.
The march started from Islamkot, Tharparkar and its participants covered hundreds of kilometres of Mithi, Mirpurkhas, Tando Allayhar, Hyderabad districts. They will reach Karachi on March 8.
Thousands of men, women and children marched continuously for over a month chanting slogans against bad governance, corruption, terrorism, extremism, nepotism, feudal system and its outdated traditions of jirga and karo-kari, and the Gorrano Dam where poisonous water from a coalmining project would be released.
The marchers demanded for rule of law and the basic facilities of education, healthcare and employment.
Palejo while speaking to the participants, said Sindh was rich in natural resources but the flawed policies of the corrupt people ruling the province had caused its devastation
The QAT chief alleged that the Sindh government was still busy plundering the exchequer while the people of Tharparkar were dying of starvation because of the drought in the district.
He alleged that corrupt…