Ahead of Polls, Pak Politician Sits on Trash, Drinks Sewage Water
Pakistani politician Ayaz Memon Motiwala
Pakistani politician Ayaz Memon Motiwala(Photo: Altered by The Quint)

Ahead of Polls, Pak Politician Sits on Trash, Drinks Sewage Water

In what can be called one of the most bizarre (and filthy) ways for highlighting the unhygienic condition and the faulty sewage system of the city, a Pakistani politician ate a meal on a garbage dump, sat in a garbage container and drank sewage water. Yes, you read it right!

As Pakistan gears up for the upcoming elections in July, Ayaz Memon Motiwala, an independent candidate from Karachi has gone viral for posting pictures and videos on social media where he can be seen sitting on a heap of garbage, lying down on sewage water and sitting in a pothole as part of his election campaign.

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    Motiwala poses in a sewage pipe.
    Motiwala poses in a sewage pipe.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala sits on a garbage dump.
    Motiwala sits on a garbage dump.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala at a garbage dumping site.
    Motiwala at a garbage dumping site.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Ayaz Memon Motiwala.
    Ayaz Memon Motiwala.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala at a garbage dumping site.
    Motiwala at a garbage dumping site.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala campaigning for the elections on a pile of garbage. 
    Motiwala campaigning for the elections on a pile of garbage. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala eats food near a pile of garbage.
    Motiwala eats food near a pile of garbage.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala addresses people  from a site with leaking sewage water.
    Motiwala addresses people  from a site with leaking sewage water.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala sits next to a manhole.
    Motiwala sits next to a manhole.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala addresses people while standing on a pile of garbage.
    Motiwala addresses people while standing on a pile of garbage.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala poses in a garbage container.
    Motiwala poses in a garbage container.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)
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    Motiwala lying down in sewage water.
    Motiwala lying down in sewage water.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Ayaz Memon Motiwala)

While many called it an attention-seeking trick, others felt that it was a unique way of highlighting the sewage and garbage problems of the city. Pakistan’s general elections are slated to take place on 25 July.

Also Read: Pakistan Elections 2018: Who’s Contesting & What India Can Expect

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