Ghinwa announces contesting polls

General Karachi

Karachi: Pakistan Peoples’ Party Shaheed Bhutto PPPSB chairperson Ghinwa Bhutto has said she would contest the general election2013.

Addressing a press conference at her residence here Tuesday she said it is up to her children to contest the polls or not, but she would contest the coming general elections. She said she would announce about her constituency soon.

She said the ruling PPP during its five-year tenure did nothing but corruption. She alleged corrupt people were sent to assemblies who took no steps to facilitate the poor masses. She said Pakistan is the fifth largest wheat producer of the world but still millions of Pakistanis face hunger. She said this is only due to wrong policies of the regime.

She said during last five years of the so-called democratic government Pakistan braved 340 drone attacks in which hundreds of innocent people were killed. She said the poverty and price hike in Pakistan broke all past records during last five years.

To a question, she said in the present circumstances she is not seeing free and fair polls in the country.