Larkana not personal estate of rulers: LAIJune 14, 2015
LARKANA: Larkano Awami Ittehad (LAI), formed to face PPPP in the coming local bodies elections 2015 started their political activities with a dinner hosted by former Taluka Nazim Qurban Ali Abbasi and Badaruddin Abbasi.
LAI convener Haji Munawar Ali Abbasi, PML-Nawaz leader Ameer Bakhsh Bhutto, Syed Akbar Shah Rashidi and other leaders attended it.
Speaking on the occasion Haji Munawar said that 70% budget allocation for development funds is being embezzled & misappropriated in Sindh. He said there is corruption to the tune of Rs 230 billion in Karachi alone. He said that this district is not a personal estate of the ruling party but the property of the people of Larkana.
Haji Munawar said that Shaheed Bhutto was never involved in corruption but now his self-claimed followers have broken all records of corruption and bribery.
Ameer Bakhsh Bhutto said that Rs27 billion were embezzled in the name of Larkana Development Package. He claimed that according to a survey conducted by Foreign Policy magazine, Zardari was ranked at fifth top most corrupt persons in the world.
He said that the purpose of forming LAI is to change the fate of the people of Larkana.
Akbar Shah Rashidi of PML-Functional said that people have always supported them but they have not come up to their expectations adding that they had more votes but as they remained divided due to which their opponents got benefitted adding that they are now united.
Sardar Fida Hussain Gopang, Babu Sarfraz Jatoi, Qurban Abbasi, Badar Abbasi and others also spoke. Moazzam Abbasi, Tariq Nazir Shaikh, Deedar Shah and others were present. PTI leader Shahid Rind also joined LAI.