Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Sindhi villages in Karachi to be leased soon: Qaim Ali Shah

SEHWAN SHARIF: The Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah paid a visit to dargah Lal Shahbaz Qalandar on Tuesday.
While talking to newsmen, the Sindh Chief Minister said that the local government system has become controversial due to which the government is considering to finish it. He added that the government is taking steps to facilitate Sindhis living in katchi abadis of Karachi and soon all Sindhi settlements will be leased. While replying to a question Syed Qaim Ali Shah said that he is aware of power crisis in the province and the government is considering Thar Coal Project, which will generate 25,000 mega watts electricity to overcome these crises.

Later on, Sindh Chief Minister offered his condolence with Provincial Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah on the sad demise of his mother. Syed Qaim Ali Shah also attended a reception at Sehwan Sharif given in his honor by former MPA Syed Asif Ali Shah. On the occasion, Provincial Minister, Mohan Lal Kohistani, Ghulam Shah Jillani, Allah Bux Shah, Yar Muhammad Lakho, Nisar Lund and others were also present.

194 Girls Raped in Karachi Last Year 2008

Karachi being the biggest city of Pakistan also desere to be the city of opportunities. It was Karachi who was commercialized far before any other city of Pakistan. This all comes with its special geographical location.

But this all not makes a this free from the odd ends, although obcure to many eyes but yet they should be recognized by every citizen of this mega city. One of such thing is the problems. Karachi is no longer a safe city. Safety is what Karachi lack the most. This is where we find many roots of nationwide crimes.

Such a crime is associate with the diginity of girls. Rape. Every girl is afraid of this word, and its spreading and strengthening its roots day by day not only in Karachi as well in many cities of the country.

Last year whole nation mourned over many things, but the lives of these 194 girls are no more to be categorized as life. These girls not only were raped but they lost their meaning of living. Out of 194 girls 146 ones commited suicide.

Many NGO’s are working against the sourced behing the women crimes one of such is Aurat Foundation working effectively for their cause. This NGO presented the whole report to the media about the crimes to be highlighted by the media and then some work can be expected from the Government.

According to Dawn:

Over 1,885 incidents of violence against women — in which more than 480 women had been killed — were reported in the province during 2008, says a report.