From Nazir Siyal
LARKANA:Sindh Urban Service Corporation and TMA failed to improve the municipal services/disposal of drainage water and solid waste in Larkana, while the citizens protested out side the local hotel during an awareness program was arranged for the citizen of Larkana by the concerned here on Sunday.
On September 23, 2010, Taluka Municipal Administration handed over the administration of sewerage along with other concerned staff to the NSUSC, they vowed for the better services and purchasing of latest equipment and machinery of international standard within a month but after the passage of two month, they could not provide their services instead of redressing of grievances the problems of citizens have increased.
While on the occasion, large protesting citizens including Anwer Ali Domki, Manzoor Adil Abro, Mukhiar Ali, Abdul Rashid Langah, Hussain Bux Bhutto, Zahid Ali, Ashiq Ali Tagar, Ali Sarwer Gadhi and others continued protest against the NSUSC and TMA authorities.
Complainant Nazir Ahmed told that 382 and 368 complain numbers have been lodged for the cleanliness, but the authorities did not resolve his matter even repeated complaints.
Addressing the NSUSC event media consultant Mohsin Babar briefed the notables/prominent citizens/member of chamber of commerce and Industry at the consultation meeting that the corporation has taken over the administrative control from five TMAs of upper Sindh areas included Khairpur Mirus, Rohri, Sukkur, Shikarpur and Larkana with the old staff and machinery in order for the quick disposal of drainage water and solid waste, so that the city may be ensure neat and clean, in this regard the complain center was established in Larkana with Telephone No.074405341 and he advised the citizens any kind of complain in this regard while registering the complain “they can get the complain no at any how” so that their problem may be solved without any delay. He also said that this kind of meetings were also organized at Khairpur Mirus, Rohri, Sukkur, Shikarpur and Larkana, the purpose of the meeting is to solve the problems of the citizen and the involvement of the community in the meeting is the necessary, he assured that your every complaint will be registered and it will be addressed in a positive manner you will see a change regarding the disposal of drainage sewerage water and solid waste in few Months the effective measures are being made at present the work was being taken out from the old staff and old machinery the new machinery will be purchased in short possible time as well as the development program of Larkana city worth Rs.30 crors is in hand tenders of international level were invited and the work will be started from the beginning of the year 2011 and to be completed by the year 2012.
Assistant Manager of the corporation Larkana Syed Khan Muhammad Shah also briefed the citizen that the solid wastage of the Larkana city will be dumped at Arija Road where 100 acre land was already acquired in this regard and all the problems of the citizen will be addressed in a positive manner.
On the occasion Masood Ahmed Shaikh, Tariq Nazir shaikh, Syed Hassan Ali shah Manager Corporation, Altaf Pirzado, Syed Sardar Ali Shah, Zahoor Ahmed Sohoo, Nazir Hussain Tunio, Mushtaq Tunio, and others also pointed out the problems in this regard.
On the occasion the officers of the corporation assured that their pointed out problems will be solved on priority basis, the consultation meeting was largely attended by the prominent citizen members of chamber of commerce and industry in a large number and they all assured of their full cooperation with the management of the corporation in order to ensure the neat and clean Larkana city.
Poor observed protest for free publication of his book
A poor prominent writer and intellectual observed protest for free publication of his book here out side the Press Club Larkana on Sunday.
Ghulam Raza Memon poverty stricken prominent writer told media men that he has composed a book titled “Sooli Chanrhio Saach” in Sindhi language for three years, but he could not publish because of long term poverty.
He appealed to the President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister of Pakistan and other Philanthropists to help in publication of his book and material for a long waiting.
On the occasion, several intellectuals, writers, civil society representatives lauded the literary services of poet and celebrated his birth day with a cake cutting ceremony.
Daily wages employees of Sambara Inn protest
Daily wages employees of Sambara Inn took out protest rally and staged sit-in at Jinnah Bagh Chowke against their termination and handing over the historical to the district government here on Sunday.
On the occasion, protestors including Dildar Hussain, Amjad Ali and others said that the decision of handing over to the district government is against the vision of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who established historical and cultural place Sambara Inn by the PIA.
Deewali Milan Festival
Pooj Hindu Panchait (PHP) Larkana organized Deewali Milan Festival with a religious fervor at Dharam Shala here on Sunday.
On the occasion, Chief Guest was District Police Officer (DPO) Larkana Irfan Baloch and other notable citizens participated in the festival.
Besides, a large number of PHP male and female members including Chairman Lekhraj Motu Mal, Vice Chairman Babu Lal, Prof. Shaman Lal, Raj Kumar, Secretary Dr. Govinda, Press Secretary, Permanand, Mukesh Kumar, Nanik Raam, Rajindar Kumar and others enjoyed the event and performed different religious activities.