Our Staff Reporter SIALKOT- Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has stressed upon the media to unveil the real face of so-called champions of democracy and ruling junta of Punjab. The PPP is a democratic party and believes in democratic norms and so-called champions of democracy should refrain from teaching the lesson of democracy to us, she said. Addressing a big public meeting on late the other night, the minister said that the PPP had paid a heavy price for the democracy and to convert the country into a real democratic state. Dr Firdous further stated that workers of PPP from top to bottom had played a pivotal role for the revival of democracy in the country and their scarifies for the cause of democracy would be written with golden words in the history of democracy. The PPP is not only symbol of democracy and federation and had deep roots among the masses of all provinces and Azad Kashmir due to its services and performance, she said. Dr Firdous said that it is Peoples Party that always struggled for the peoples right and democracy during the dictatorship and its leadership embarrassed Shahadat for the sake of people. Due to large scale of corruption the people living across the Punjab are confronting with multifarious problems but the rulers are claiming the elimination of the menace of corruption she said. The Information Minister said that the ruling party was responsible for price hike and deteriorated law and order situation as a result of which the people were feeling insecure because increasing crimes in every nook and corner of the Punjab. She said that capitalists and industrialist were confronting with fears from the poor segment of the country. She stressed upon the people that they should not become tools of capitalists because they had always hoodwink the poor for their personal gains in the country workers should forge complete unity among the ranks for foiling the conspiracies against democracy and rights of poor. It was Shaheed Z.A. Bhutto who raised the Kashmir issue Kashmir issue in a proper way at various international forums and PPP leadership was following the same policy she said. Dr Firdous said that establishment of PPP government in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) had become more imperative under the current scenario of the sub-continent adding that PPP candidates will win their seats with thumping majority in the election. The government had already finalized the necessary arrangements for holding AJK polls in fair and free manners and nobody would be allowed to hijack the elections she said. PPP Punjab President Imtiaz Safdar Warraich, former provincial minister Ghulam Abbas and MPA Ch Tahir Mehmood Hundli also spoke on the occasion.