Strike 1, 2 and 3

May 8, 9 and 10 saw the unexpected onset of a half hearted trasnport strike/clampdown by police officials on polluting vehicles.

The authorities seized a few vehicles, while trasporters resorted to a strike. The reason for all this was apparently an order by the High Court of Sindh that required action against polluting vehicles.

The police say its now easier to clamp down on polluting transporters since the high court has issued an order. What the idiots need to be reminded of that use of pulluting vehicles is already a proclaimed legal offence and they already had the authority to clamp down on it. Why does an High Court order make it simpler to enforce?

The transporters say they were not pre-informed about the anti-pollution campaign. Why should they be? They only need to be informed if a new law is being created. No such thing was done and the action was just an implementation of existing regulation.

This is truly, a crazy nation….

10 Comments so far

  1. Jay the big J (Jamash) (unregistered) on May 12th, 2006 @ 2:29 pm

    You are right !

    People are complaining about the illegal hutments being moved, illegal shops being demolished, encroachments being moved, Polluting vehicles being impounded, cars being lifted. This is all just an implementation of the law which long existed, this should have been done long ago , I think people are so accustomed to the lawlessness in the city that they actually forgot that they were breaking law at all, They felt it was there right.

    We all know begging is a crime, Child labor is against the law, We are supposed to make one person literate to be eligible in any Exam ( But we just sign the declaration at the back of the form without even reading it ), we are supposed to have an insurance an our vehicles ( but we get 3rd party Insurance ), We are not allowed to put extra lights (headlights) on our car, we are not supposed to have tinted glasses on our car, We are suppose to pass an L test to get a license ( We just pay 500 to skip that very important part ), we are supposed to pay for the Electricity ( people of new Karachi, Lalu_Khait, Liyaqaat_abad, Many apartments owners throughout Karachi never pay for all the electricity they consume), we are suppose to pay full Income tax, … I think this list will just go on,

    I wonder how people will react if all the remaining laws which are not fully ( Strictly )followed are implemented.

  2. Mansoor 'Manny' Siddiqui (unregistered) on May 12th, 2006 @ 3:17 pm

    Its ironic to see how stupid our politicians are. One of the reasons MMA called for strike was Unemployment and Inflation! What is that strike going to do? its just going to make more people unemployed and would make daal chawal more expensive for an average person!
    These hypocrite mullahs and/or politicians who are abusing the Pakistani people in the name of religion must be killed. I wish there is a group of people whose only purpose is to kill those politicians who are literally raping my country …

  3. Mansoor 'Manny' Siddiqui (unregistered) on May 12th, 2006 @ 3:23 pm

    As far as the transporters strike is concerned, I strongly believe that the government must not surrender to them; enough is enough! these people have literally hijacked everyone including the Govt. and the people; they jack up the fair whenever they want to, they drive transport on the roads as if they are drunk and can’t see straight, they keep killing people in accidents, etc etc.

  4. MB (unregistered) on May 12th, 2006 @ 7:12 pm


    “These hypocrite mullahs and/or politicians who are abusing the Pakistani people in the name of religion must be killed. I wish there is a group of people whose only purpose is to kill those politicians who are literally raping my country …”

    You just took the word out of my mouth. I can understand your feelings. These mullahs’s, thanks to our ignorant awaam, have hijacked the religion completely. You are right. The government must not surrender to these evils. And i fully agree with Mr. J as well. It’s really ironic that we have forgotten few laws and are acting as if it was not there. I wish Mustafa Kamal can truly be a hero in what he is doing. I am afraid if he has same corrupt people around him that Musharraf has gathered.

  5. FHS (unregistered) on May 12th, 2006 @ 10:19 pm

    Man my blood boils when ever i hear about MMA calling for strikes. Of all the corrupt people in our politics, i hate these fuc*ing Mullahs from the bottom of my heart. You can literally feel the evil within Qazi Hussain Ahmad. Qazi my Ass.
    MMA doesnt care about the people of pakistan. Those bastards use religion to get power. They blame everything on the government and calls for stupid strikes. They are injecting hatred about others in our youths’ hearts and use their anger for their own political gains.

    Man there really should be an elite group of people who would just clean of country of all these corrupt people.

    And also our nation needs some serious beating,
    someone really needs to beat some civic sense into us.
    Look at these people from the transportation industry, they are going on strike because now a law is being implemented. How pathetic

  6. Mansoor 'Manny' Siddiqui (unregistered) on May 13th, 2006 @ 12:00 am

    Not only Mullahs (read illiterate politicians) but also well educated politicians/leaders like Benazir Bhutto are power hungy and want to “serve” themselves and their pet pigs. Read the following article where she told that “Pakistan wanted to attack US in the past” !!!!! Does not she know what is she talking about?

    Pakistan wanted to attack US: Bhutto

    My question to everyone, specially to PPP people. Do you guys still think that Benazir (and other leaders including Nawaz Sharif, etc) are trust worthy enough to become our leaders? For heaven’s sake we need to get rid of those people. I am not sure how to create awarness among the masses but atleast we ( the educated ones ) should condemn such politicians and spread the word to the people around us so that more and more people get to know the real makroh faces of these politicians and make a promise to ourselves that no matter what, we would not do anything, I repeat anything (voting, donation, support by other means, etc), that would benefit politicians like Benazir!!!
    Comparing the politics in the West with our politics makes me depressed! For sure I am down after reading what she said in the interview …..

    May God give us sincere politicians, Ameen.

  7. FHS (unregistered) on May 13th, 2006 @ 2:52 am

    Its really bad how she keeps on roaming around the world bad mouthing pakistan. What the hell does she want, she already plundered the country twice. I wonder how come some people consider her a person of repute.

  8. Inspirex (unregistered) on May 13th, 2006 @ 6:17 am

    I read the article….and Manny, I must agree…
    I havent never read something as preposterous as this!!!

  9. Adnan Siddiqi (unregistered) on May 14th, 2006 @ 8:20 pm

    She is SHIT,i read the article and i despise her more.From the article:

    “I offered to the US authorities to set up the FBI office in Pakistan in 1993 so that effective action could be launched to eliminate terrorism. As a result Ramzi Yousuf was arrested.”

    Damn!ppl like her are more harmful then non muslims or enemies to destroy Pakistan.Today musharraf is doing is not different than wht she could do after 9/11 then why does she hate Musharraf?

    its funny to read that Pakistan planned to attack US

  10. Usman (unregistered) on May 22nd, 2006 @ 4:56 pm

    I dread the day when Musharraf has to go and some sleazy politician like Benazir or Nawaz takes over.

    Manny like you said, the problem is we are a very small part of the population. The poor and uneducated masses are the ones who vote for them. We cannot do anything about it, except help in the education of these poor souls. So the best thing we can do is support the various private charities which build schools.

    Maybe some day we will have a politician we can trust. Ameen

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