PESHAWAR - Qaumi Watan Party Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa chapter Chairman Sikandar Hayat Sherpao on Monday alleged that the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf had failed to deliver to the masses in the province.

He was addressing a public gathering in PK-17 and PK-19 in Charsadda in connection with the death anniversary of late Hayat Mohammad Khan Sherpao. He said that Hayat Sherpao’s services for the Pakhtun nation would be remembered forever. He claimed that credit goes to his uncle, Hayat Sherpao, who created political awareness among people of this province, and thought them to stand-up for their rights. Sikandar Sherpao, who has also been provincial minister for irrigation in the PTI government, alleged that the present rulers in the province had failed to maintain law and order situation which had created a sense of unrest and uncertainty among people.

Unemployment, lawlessness, bad governance and price hike had created a sense of deprivation among the dwellers of the KP province, saying that none the PTI government was only responsible for the present worst kind of situation.

He called upon the KP government to take serious steps so that to ensure the protection of the fundamental rights of the people, saying that protecting people’s lives, honour and properties were the basic responsibility of the rulers. The QWP KP chief said that people of Fata were also ahead with numerous challenges; this was the rights time to bring them into the mainstream immediately, give them representation in the provincial assembly of the KP province, adding that tribal people could not be kept in dark anymore.

He said that Pakhtuns were passing through a difficult phase and there was a need to show unity among their ranks. Besides others, the gathering was also addressed by the party’s provincial leaders, Hashim Khan and Faqir Hussian Lala.