PPP opposed PML-N’s free flour distribution scheme: Sources
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) apposed Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N’s) free flour distribution scheme, ARY News reported citing sources.
According to sources, the PML-N initiated the Free Flour Scheme despite opposition from the coalition parties.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) strongly opposed the scheme and presented their reservations in the cabinet meeting to the prime minister. The PPP had suggested distributing money via BISP instead of free flour distribution, sources within the PPP added.
The PPP had also pointed out problems in the distribution of free flour to people, the PPP is disappointed that despite pointing out the problem the government started the free flour distribution, sources added.
Sources said the PML-N-led government is constantly ignoring the coalition parties. The Prime Minister made a mockery of the people when he went to the free flour distribution point via helicopter.
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Furthermore, the international media is also covering the long queues outside the free flour distribution points. The money distribution scheme has been successful in Sindh so far as the free flour distribution scheme has resulted in the death of several people.
Earlier, a stamped during free flour distribution left two women dead and 45 others injured.
Stampede at free flour distribution point at Quaid-e-Azam Stadium resulted in death of two women and injuries to 45 other people, rescue officials said.
Rescue sources said that 19 injured persons were shifted to DHQ teaching hospital Sahiwal for medical attendance.