Khyber PakhtoonKhuwa

Local representatives stage sit-in in Peshawar, demand powers

PESHAWAR: Recently elected mayors and councilors from different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Tuesday staged a sit-in in Peshawar demanding powers from the provincial government, ARY News reported.

Local office-bearers from districts Bannu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Hangu, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan and Tank held a protest sit-in outside KP Assembly demanding authority and control of local resources from the provincial government.

The participants on the occasion danced to the beat of Dhol giving a unique touch to their protest.

The protest also resulted in halting traffic for a while.

The local representatives warned of expanding the scope of their protest if their demands were not met.

 

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