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    HYDERABAD, July 24: The Sindh National Council has expressed surprise over the assertion of President Gen Pervez Musharraf that opposition to the construction of the greater . Thal canal was unreasonable saying that it was tantamount to rubbing salt into the wounds of the Sindhi people

    Speaking at a press conference at the Hyderabad Press Club on Thursday, the leaders of the SNC, Hussain Bux Thebo, Punhal Sario, Mohammad Ali Leghari and others said that international Sindhi organizations such as the World Sindhi Institute and World Sindh Congress were protesting in Washington.

    They said that the MQM had decided to move a resolution in the National Assembly against the Thal canal, and the Sindh Assembly had adopted two resolutions against the canal.

    They said that experts had rejected the canal on technical grounds, still it was being said that Sindh's stand on the issue was without any rhyme or reason.

    They said that President Gen Pervez Musharraf had also asked Wapda to convince Sindh on this issue, which was "like asking a thief to investigate a theft case".

    They said it was the opinion of the people of Sindh that "Wapda was the protector of Punjab's interests and a centre of conspiracies against Sindh".
    Bull.**** Cont
    They said that marshal law governments had always harmed Sindh. Quoting examples, the SNC leaders said that during the marshal law regime of Ayub Khan, the lands of Kotri and Guddu barrages were rewarded or auctioned to outsiders, the country had disintegrated during the regime of Yahya Khan, while during the regime of Ziaul Haq, Sindh had been given heroin, terrorists, and arms and "during the fourth marshal law, Thal canal was being constructed".

    They said the chairman of the Punjab Water Council, Hamid Malhi, had "threatened Sindh with separation" and the irrigation secretary of Punjab was trying to redefine the 1991 Water Accord.

    They claimed that the construction of the greater Thal canal was without lawful authority and without a feasibility report was in fact a rehearsal for the construction of the Kalabagh dam.

    They said that under the circumstances, the Sindhis were left with no other option but to accelerate the pace of struggle.