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Lyari reacts: When the ‘people’ goes missing in the Pakistan Peoples Party

KARACHI: For the first time in the history of the Pakistan Peoples Party, the ‘people’ will be missing.

Lyari will not be going to Garhi Khuda Bux to commemorate party founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s 33rd death anniversary today.

This will be a silent boycott by one of the PPP’s strongest constituencies. It is now openly angry for coming on the receiving end of the tear gas, gunfire and lathi-charge wielded by the police that is commandeered by the party Benazir Bhutto led.

For the first time in many years, the PPP anthem ‘Dila’n Teer Bija’n’ did not sound from the lanes of Lyari on one of the party’s most significant days.

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