PM Imran Khan is criticized for asking troops to clean up the rain in the city of Karachi | Instant News


New Delhi: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan faces the anger of social media trolls after he announced that the country’s troops had been mobilized to clean up the rains that hit Karachi. Heavy rains destroyed the city on Monday by causing severe standing water. According to media reports, the streets are flooded with waist-high water and rainwater is also mixed with dirt. Three people also died due to electric shock.

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As soon as Khan tweeted about the steps taken to bring aid to the population and said that the National Disaster Management Authority of Pakistan has been notified of the situation. In addition, he wrote that even the Army had been asked to do the cleanup. Netizens criticized him for deploying the military to do work in which city and aid authorities lacked skills.

Troll has replied to the minister’s statement and asked what is the duty of the army to clean up?

Some say that the Prime Minister must make a personal visit to his own city.

Karachi citizens blame civilian bodies and weak government approaches to the problems faced by the city every year. According to a report by IANS, on Monday rain caused accidents, floods, flooded roads, overflowing gutters, power outages and traffic jams. A report by the Pakistani newspaper Dawn said that residents took to social media to express anger over the conditions of the city. The report also said that the Minister of Information and the Sindh Regional Government, Nasir Hussain Shah, defended the provincial government by calling the situation a result of ‘natural disasters’ and saying ‘no human can control it’.

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