KARACHI: A session of the Sindh Meeting on Friday descended into chaos as PTI and PPP lawmakers had a go at one another — first verbally after which very almost with bodily blows.
The session began with a delay of one-and-a-half hours and was presided over by Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani.
Because it progressed, issues turned bitter and there was shoving round between each the opposition and the federal government lawmakers. The president of PTI’s Karachi chapter Khurram Sher Zaman and PPP’s Mukesh Kumar Chawla ignored parliamentary etiquette and argued loudly at size.
Zaman informed APP that he had “only said” that “it seems that dogs are kings nowadays in Sindh” (in reference to the excessive incidences of canine bites), whereas requesting the speaker to recite a prayer for a two-year-old woman who died attributable to unavailability of the anti-rabies vaccine in Jamshoro.
He mentioned through the present 12 months alone, over 1,200 such circumstances had been reported in Larkana.
“People of the province have elected us to represent them in the House, and when we talk on core issues being faced by the masses, PPP leaders get offended and try to attack us,” mentioned Zaman.
The Sindh authorities has to reply concerning the corruption rip-off in anti-stray canine marketing campaign, he added.
In the meantime, Mukesh Kumar Chawla mentioned: “Tell these thieves to take our leaders’ names with respect.”
The Speaker directed the members to stay silent however nobody listened, to the purpose the place prayers needed to begin amid the noise. Later, the rowdy members have been taken unexpectedly when the Speaker voiced excessive displeasure and indignation on the behaviour demonstrated by lawmakers.
The commotion continued into the Query Hour, the place throughout questions from the IT Division, the members continued to change sarcastic remarks.
Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani adjourned the session until 11am on Monday.
— With extra enter from APP