THARPARKAR: Political Parties held a demonstration on Monday against the proposed construction of Desert Safari Park in the Muslim Bajeer Colony within by Sindh government. Bajeer community participated in the protest and a half-day shutdown was observed in Mithi town. Shops, hotels, businesses and other outlets were closed till afternoon. Members of PPP, JI, QAT, STP, PTI, JUI-F, AT and large number of people belonging to Bajeer community carried out the rally from the colony and gathered at Kashmir Chowk where they staged a demonstration for three hours. Former Mithi town nazim Haji Allah Dino Bajeer, advocate Mian Bajeer, PTI leader Fakeer Arshad Kumbhar, Awami Tehreek member Obhayo Junejo, QAT member Zahid Gul, Salem Bajer,Ashiq Ali and other leaders addressed the enraged protesters.They said that instead of delivering essential facilities to the people, the government would displace hundreds of families by the construction of Desert Safari Park. They accused PPP MPA Dr Mahesh Kumar Malani of land grabbing in the town and other regions of the district. They warned the government to stop bulldozing the houses of poor and put the proposed project at halt, otherwise, they would enlarge the scope of their protest. Published in Daily Times, April 3rd 2018.