`Attack on Malala final wake up call for Pakistan`
Last Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 23:54
  
Karachi: Warning of growing influence of the Taliban in the country, the Mutthaida Qaumi Movement, the largest political party, on Sunday said the attack on rights activist Malala Yousufzai was the final wake up call for the people of Pakistan.

The party said it would hold a national referendum on November 8 asking people to decide if they wanted Quaid-e-Azam's Pakistan or a Taliban's Pakistan. MQM senior leader Farooq Sattar said ballot forms would be distributed at special booths in different parts of the city for citizens who will be asked to tick their option.

Karachi: Warning of growing influence of the Taliban in the country, the Mutthaida Qaumi Movement, the largest political party, on Sunday said the attack on rights activist Malala Yousufzai was the final wake up call for the people of Pakistan.

The party said it would hold a national referendum on November 8 asking people to decide if they wanted Quaid-e-Azam's Pakistan or a Taliban's Pakistan. MQM senior leader Farooq Sattar said ballot forms would be distributed at special booths in different parts of the city for citizens who will be asked to tick their option.

Sattar also condemned the drone attacks being carried out by the US and said these had also put the nation's sovereignty into question.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 23:54


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