Pakistan News / Karachi News > The Sindh Peoples Local Government Ordinance (SPLGO) was passed by the Sindh Assembly amid opposition’s protest on Monday.
According to sources, the ordinance was presented by the Law Minister Ayaz Soomro before Speaker Sindh Assembly Nisar Khuhro. 149 members voted in favour of the ordinance while 18 were in opposition.
As soon as the session began, members of the opposition Jam Madad Ali, Marvi Rashdi, Nusrat Sehar Abbasi and others staged a protest against the ordinance by sitting on the floor infront of the Speaker’s podium with black armbands. The opposition members also tore the copies of the ordinance while protesting.
The members of the Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F), Awami National Party (ANP) and Like-minded requested the Speaker to allot them opposition benches.
The told the Speaker that they had sent their resignations to the chief minister.