Addressing a Workers Convention on Friday, he said that government would not hold local bodies elections due to the well-placed fear of their electoral defeat, he stated.
He argued that the popularity graph of the ruling Party was at the lowest rung due to the torturous load shedding of electricity , non-availability of gas even to domestic consumers and the worsening law and order situation those had made the lives of the common people miserable in the province.
People are revisiting their opinion by judging the PPP previous government as much better than this government, he declared.
Wattoo declared among the cheering crowd, It was his party’s target to form next government in Punjab.
He said that the workers were the valuable asset of the Party and announced that their recommendations would be decisive factor in awarding tickets to the potential candidates to contest the elections in future. The candidate will chase them seeking their help in getting Party ticket, he added.
He held out an assurance to the workers that their grievances would be addressed comprehensively if the PPP forms its government in the province of Punjab. He pointed out that the workers had been suffering because after 1977 PPP could not form government in the province and PML (N) remained the ruling Party that meted out step motherly treatment to them to the extent of victimization.