President PPP Sindh Nisar Khoro’s press talk
Islamabad, 7 September 2020: President Pakistan Peoples Party Sindh, Nisar Ahmed Khoro has said that as long as the final census report is not released, the local government elections in Sindh cannot be held.
Nisar Ahmed Khoro said this while speaking with media outside the office of election commission in Islamabad, Senator Farhatullah Babar, Taj Haider, Murtaza Wahab and Nazir Dhoki were also present on the occasion.
President PPP Sindh said that Sindh is the only province in the country where local governments completed their tenure. He said it will be illegal to carryout demarcation of constituencies for these local government elections before the final report is out and the PPP cannot accept any illegality. He said that we had come to remind the Chief Election Commisioner that he had said in 2017 at the time of census that there will be no demarcation of constituencies without final census report. At that time one time elections were allowed without final report. He said that first the notification of census should be issued because without this the demarcation of constituencies will be illegal. We are not ready to hold these elections till the final report is released.
Nisar Khoro said that Sindh government takes pride that it is the only provincial government under which the tenure of local government was completed. He said that the PPP is not avoiding local government elections but will not do anything illegal. There are 1900 local bodies unit in Sindh and administrators have been appointed in every district of Sindh.