KARACHI: Pakistan Christian Congress President condemns the statement of KPK CM; saying that sanitary jobs are available only for the religious minorities in the province.
President of Pakistan Christian Congress Dr. Nazir S Bhatti has sternly condemned, Chief Minister of KPK province for his statement regarding the hiring sanitary workers only from the religious minorities in KPK province.
Whereas, Imran Khan, PTI premier has been asserting off late that Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) will provide social justice in Pakistan irrespective of cast, creed or religion to every citizen yet his nominated Chief minister Pervez Khatak in KPK province has disregarded his manifesto by making official statement that,” Sanitary workers (Cleaning drains, streets and roads) job will be given only to Christians, Hindus and lower casts.”
Taking notice of KPK CM’s statement Dr. Nazir S Bhatti said “Before formation of Pakistan in 1947, Pushtun were cleaning roads and streets of Peshawar and other cities of NWFP along with lower caste of Hindus not Christians.
The Christian were running Schools and Hospitals in KPK province before partition of Indian sub-continent and formation of Pakistan but Muslim majority turned Christians to be second class citizens and forced them to perform cleaning or sanitary worker jobs.
Dr. Bhatti said that in every Municipal Committee or Municipal Corporation of KPK province there are 15% Muslims who are on payroll of sanitary workers but Pervez Khatak failed to see it before issuing such statement which have hurt feelings of Christians of KPK.”
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti also beseeched Christians to disown PTI because on next step it’s going to proclaim separate dress for non-Muslims in KPK where Jamat Islami JI- an supporter party of PTI has demanded separate Assembly for Women and Minorities.
Further more, PCC Chief required a direct explanation from Imran Khan, Chief of PTI on statement of CM Pervez Khatak in KPK in addition to provide and proclaim equivalent job opportunities for Muslims, Christians and Hindus in KPK.