Arrangements have been finalized for the Thar Desert jeep rally, which would kick off here on Sunday. Registration of vehicles and their rehearsal were conducted on Saturday for the rally being organized by Sindh government. Vehicles mostly of ministers, politicians and landlords have reached here from all provinces of Pakistan.
The government has ensured heavy security arrangement on the rally route and many VVIP personalities are taking part in the jeep race. Meanwhile, Bheel Ittehad, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Sindh Tarraqi Pasand Party (STPP), Awami Tehreek andPakistan Muslim League-Functional held a protest demo against the rally at Kashmir Chowk.
They said the people of Thar Desert are dying of hunger but the Sindh government is spending millions of rupees to provide entertainment to rich Waderas and feudal lords. They demanded to cancel the rally and spend its funds to provide food to hungry people of Thar Desert.
Story first published: 1st December 2012