MQM wants peaceful revolution through vote: Altaf


Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has said that his party wanted to bring a peaceful revolution through vote and would not hesitate to offer sacrifices, if needed.

He said his party wanted to establish a system in the country which meets the parameters of pragmatism and realism.

Altaf Hussain was addressing via telephone from London at the “Jalsa-e-Qaumi Yakjehti” of his party organized at Jinnah Ground, Azizabad here on Sunday.

He said his party intended to establish a system in the country which provides equal status to the rich and the poor.

Speaking about Balochistan situation, he was of the view that the government should talk to its people.

Altaf Hussain said the rights of provinces on their respective resources be accepted and expressed the need for holding a referrendum in this regard.

He observed that if more provinces were formed, it would strengthen the country.

Altaf called upon the students to join hands with him to become power of the poor section.

He called upon the Sindh government to stop the reported kidnapping of traders and business community people.

The MQM Chief said the decisions of the Supreme Court of Pakistan should be implemented.

Altaf Hussain also called for elimination of corruption from the country.

He asked the participants to maintain discipline to show that they are united and organised.

Altaf termed the “Jalsa Qaumi Yakjehti” as a bouquet of the people of varying backgrounds and communities and prayed to Allah that this unity remains unbroken.

He said a huge gathering like “Jalsa Qaumi Yakjehti” had earlier been witnessed during the time of Pakistan Movement in the leadership of founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Thanking the participants for attending the event, the MQM Chief said,”we do not want to fight and we only want peace”.