Allegations and accusations are parts of Pakistani politics and journalism. Whether journalists or politicians no one spares anyone when it comes to accusations. Earlier, Hamid Mir accused dr Firdous Ashiq Awan of corruption. To which Awan has now challenged Hamid to give her proofs.
In the news program ‘Naya Pakistan’ on Geo News, Mir alleged that Firdous recruited over 2 dozen people from his constituency into Press Information Department (PID).
When the PM discovered this, he ordered the expulsion of those recruited against laws, said Mir. He continued and said Firdous’s declaration about meddling in her ministry was also not true. As per Mir, PM Imran dismissed Yousuf Baig and Iftikhar Durrani because Awan; and she also wanted Shahbaz Gul’s dismissal.
Firdous Ashiq Awan’s challenge
On Sunday, PM’s former special assistant on information and broadcasting challenged anchorperson Mir to establish the accusations of corruption and abuse of power against her.
On Twitter, she questioned Mir to prove that she had abused her power while accepting appointments in the Press Information Department (PID).
حامد میر صاحب، میری سیاست سے زیادہ آپ کی صحافت کا تجربہ ہے۔ اس بات کو یہاں تک نہ چھوڑیئے گا، میرے حکم سے کی گئی پی آئی ڈی کی بھرتیوں میں میرے حلقے کا ڈومیسائل دکھائیں۔ اگر ایسا نہ کر سکیں تو ماننا پڑے گا کہ مولانا طارق جمیل صاحب سچ فرما رہے تھے۔ سچ جان کر جیو
— Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) May 3, 2020
“Hamid Mir sahib, your journalism experience is more than my political experience. Do not leave this matter here. Show me the domicile of my constituency among the appointments I did in PID. If you cannot do this, then you have to admit that Maulana Tariq Jameel was telling the truth. Sach Jaan Kar Geo (know the truth and live),” Awan said in a tweet.
Earlier, Maulana Tariq Jameel accused journalists of lying. To which, he had to apologize later to the media particularly Hamid Mir. Awan said if Hamid Mir failed to provide evidence of my corruption, it would mean Maulana Tariq Jameel was right.
Indeed, it is a challenge to the journalism of Hamid Mir. Now everyone on the mainstream and social media is waiting for his reply.
It is pertinent to know how the people reacted towards the tweet of Awan.
BAAAJEE FIRDOUS SAHIBA
YE LUFAFEE LUFAFA JOURNALISTS MIR JAFAR SADIQ KE NASAL SE HA MUHAMMAD KAZZAB KE NASAL SE BE BADTAR HA
IN SHIMMER KE AULAD ME TO MUHAMMAD PBUH KE GHARANE KE AFRAD KO SHAHEED KARAYA THA pic.twitter.com/ZryOxHPgXy
— RANA ABAD AHMAD PATRIOTIC PAKISTANI,AMENISTY INT. (@RANAABADAHMAD2) May 3, 2020
Zabardast madam this hamid mir wont reply now as usual hide
— bangbang (@bangban64532590) May 3, 2020
Will Mir prove it?
Very Good challenge by apa. Now Mir Jaffar should prove it
— Farhan ISF (@HaiderISF) May 3, 2020
Hamid Mir Clean Bold
Clean Bold ker diya app ney tu Dr Sahiba…Mir sb hairaan kun tor per kuch zyada hee shah sey zyada shah key wafadaar bunney ki koshish ket rahey they…aaj Naya Pakistan key Geo Talk Show mey…lagta hey Khan sb ko sub key saath laraya ja raha hey…kaam kisi aur key hain…
— Dr Abid Shah (@DrAAShah) May 3, 2020
Firdous, show the domicile of your nephew, asks public
Apke nephew Asar Ijaz ka dikha den? Jis ko assistant director bharti karwaya hai ap ne.
— El Puto Jefe (@dur_e_dardan) May 3, 2020
Requesting IK to not invite journalists like Mir in upcoming programs
Hamid Mir aur in jese boht see syasi putle is mulik k liye nasoor bn gae Meri Khan sb se request ha k aenda programs ma aese sahafiyo ko na bulae koi celebraty bulaya kre jese Ab.Qadeer Khan. Plz
— Pervez Ali Memon (@NaveedParvez90) May 4, 2020
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