QUETTA - Pointing out to establishments role for fanning differences between the Army and Baloch masses, Governor Balochistan Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi has urged the Centre to take immediate steps to remove the sense of deprivation prevailing among the people of Balochistan and handle the problems politically. He was talking to media persons after passing out ceremony of Baloch Regiment on Saturday. Nawab Magsi said establishment, nawabs and sardars (chieftains) were responsible for backwardness and deprivation of people of Balochistan since 1948. He said Pakistan was passing through a critical situation and asked political parties to forge unity among their ranks to play their role for steering Pakistan out of all problems. The federal government should take war footing steps to solve the problems of Balochistan, he said. Responding to a question, Magsi criticised the performance of Balochistan police for increasing incident of target-killing and said so far 200 policemen had been killed in the province, but it failed miserably to identify even a single target-killer. He said deployment of FC in Quetta was a temporary solution and the government should promote reconciliation process. When a question was asked about the military action in Balochistan, Magsi rejected the statement, saying no military operation was going on in any part of Balochistan. Earlier, addressing the passing out parade of Baloch Regiment, Governor Balochistan said the country was confronted with civil war like situation because of the role it played as a tool of western powers. During the ceremony, he distributed awards and shields amongst the cadets who showed commendable performance.