The people’s protest against the heavy electricity bills has intensified across the country, streets and cities are protesting against the heavy electricity bills. The people have the right, but no one is allowed to attack with violence and target the government processes, Federal Information Minister Murtaza Solangi wrote on the social networking website Twitter on the protest against the increase in electricity bills that I said yesterday too. It was and I still say that electricity will not become cheap by just protesting, burning bills and not paying bills.
He said that if the electricity bills are not paid, it will be dark for many people, these problems will be solved only with understanding, understanding and better government measures, peaceful protest is the right of the people, but violent attacks and attacks on government employees Not included in the right.
Earlier, the caretaker federal minister for information, Murtaza Solangi, had said in an interview that some proposals were considered in the cabinet meeting today, some of which were decided upon. However, there are some decisions that need to be taken into confidence by the International Monetary Fund for implementation.
Caretaker Finance Minister Shamshad Akhtar is in touch with the IMF, looking at the primary surplus and circular debt, some decisions will have to be taken. In a few hours, the IMF will be taken on board and a decision will be taken regarding the electricity bills.
A 28-year-old youth committed suicide in Dijkot city of Faisalabad district of Punjab due to high electricity bill.
Protests have been going on in different cities of the country for the past several days against the high electricity bills, but the bad news for the people waiting for relief is that there is a fear of further increase in the price of electricity. They have requested an increase of Rs 7 paise per unit, traders have announced a nationwide strike on August 31, while Jamaat-e-Islami will hold a nationwide strike on September 2. The PPP also announced a protest against the increase in electricity prices.