GUJRAT: Former Prime Minister and President PML Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has said that in the country’s present situation an open heart surgery procedure is vital. Speaking at the 29th death anniversary of a his late father Chaudhry Zahur Elahi in Gujrat here on Saturday, he said that in the last two and half years the government had been at loggerheads with the people as well as the judiciary and lately the government had started disobeying the decisions of the judiciary.
He said that the Prime Minister had himself admitted the fact that previously there were talks of minus one and minus two formulas but now a talk of “minus all” was abuzz. Chaudhry Shujat Hussain further said that the opposition could not be blamed for the country’s present dismal political environment as it amounted to one doth the blame another bears the shame. He said at the Opposition members of the Parliament were neither indulged in corruption nor were they scuffing with the judiciary. This is why he was advising open heart procedure but the government seemed to be heading towards this end.
Calling Dr. Aafia Siddiqui a daughter of the nation, Chaudhry Shujat Hussain condemned her conviction and demanded her immediate release and repatriation. The PML President also demanded punishment for those who handed her over to the United States irrespective of their position and clout. Chaudhry Shujat Hussasin also emphasized the need to desist form politicization of floods and warned that this trend could push the country further to the brink of disaster He pointed out at the internal and external threats to Pakistan and urged for mercy on the country’s present sad plight.
Chaudhry Shujat Hussain also revealed that during Election 2008 Gen. Musharraf called him to inform that they were being given 40-50 seats and they should accept the election results. Chaudhry Shujat Hussain said that we accepted the election results to save the country from political anarchy and dispelled the impression that were crying foul because we were denied power. On Gujrat by polls rigging, Chaudhry Shujat Hussain said that every body knew that the Gujrat election was rigged and quoted political rival Ahmad Mukhtar as saying that the election would be won by whoever was with the establishment therefore he would prefer going to the establishment rather than the people. Chauhdy Shujat expressed his grave concern at the poor law and order situation in Gujrat and said that otherwise educated people had now started lynching the innocent because of their sense of insecurity.
The 29th death anniversary of Chaudhry Zahur Elahi among others was also attended by Chaudhry Wajahat Hussain, Shafaat Hussain. Abdullah Yousuf, Khalid Asghar Gharal Nasim ahmd Khan, Mian Imran Masud, Khalid Mohammad Riaz Chaudhry Ajmal Cheema Hanif Haideri Chaudhry Imran Aslam Chaudhry Zulfiqar Khawaja Tariq Mehmood representatives of Gujrat Traders association MSF, PML minorities Wing and Muslim League Youth Wing. NNI