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PM orders removing ban from maids/servants entry in clubs

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Prime Minister Imran Khan has lifted the ban from the entry of maid and servants in the elite clubs including Islamabad club and other public places in an attempt to overthrow elitism and colonial mindset.

Federal Interior Minister Shehryar Afridi in his tweet praised the decision of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s instruction came a day after the meeting was held on human rights in Islamabad. PM Khan chaired the meeting that was attended by Federal Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, Interior Minister Shehryar Afridi and PM’s Advisor on Commerce, Razzak Dawood.

Symbols of Elitism & colonial mindset will be removed. PMIK has ordered to remove the ban on entry of maids/servants in elite clubs i.e.starting from Isb club.

Interior Minister Shehryar Afridi shared a picture of a notice board from the Islamabad Club that prohibited the entry of maids/servants beyond a certain point. Afridi claimed it an outright disrespect that discriminated people in terms of color, wealth and social status.

He in his tweeted added that instead of disrespecting maids/servants and ‘aayas’ people should be thankful for them for carrying their weight and assisting them.

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“Symbols of Elitism & colonial mindset will be removed. PMIK has ordered to remove the ban on entry of maids/servants in elite clubs i.e.starting from Isb club. Rather we should have been thankful to them for carrying our weights. Abolish boundaries made in name of wealth, color etc”, tweeted Shehryar Afridi.

The Twitter users praised the decision of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Many of the Twitter users believed that it is a bold decision by Prime Minister Imran Khan to abolish the class and status differences in society.

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Other users, however, came up with further suggestions that included that the accompanying maid/servants should be given a voucher for food or meal at the same establishment where the elites are eating.

Another Twitter user while appreciating the government’s step suggested working on the syllabus for reformation at schools in order to change the mindset and culture.