Jamat-e-Islami Karachi announces protest demonstration against inflated power tariff
By News Desk
August 26, 2023 07:57 PM
Jamat-e-Islami Karachi President Hafiz Naeem ur Rehman Saturday warned the government to reduce the inflated power bills immediately, otherwise, they would stage a protest demonstration on Monday, reported the 24NewsHD TV channel.
He was talking to media persons after holding a consultative meeting with the residents of Karachi. The meeting was arranged by Jamat-e-Islami Karachi and attended by people from all walks of life including traders, businessmen, industrialists, lawyers, civil society, and the general masses.
The meeting held that the exorbitant increase in electricity rates, the monthly fuel adjustment charges, and various taxes by K Electric should be withdrawn.
“We will raise an organized voice over the issue. We will stage a protest on Monday and I will personally participate in the traders' protest,” Naeem ur Rehman said.
“We will stage a sit-in at Governor House, which is a symbol of the federation,” he said. “The sit-in will continue till approval of demands,” he added.
He demanded that the caretaker prime minister reduce the power tariff immediately.