Irum Farooqui said that she believed in ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ (Long Live Pakistan) instead of ‘Pakistan Murdabad’ (Death to Pakistan). In her message on social networking website Twitter, Irum said that she had decided to resign two days earlier but didn’t announce due to the hunger strike. She added that she felt ashamed after watching the video of MQM chief Altaf Hussain.
Irum Farooqui announced her resignation from MPA seat in Sindh Assembly and MQM’s membership. Appealing MQM workers not to take law into their hands, Irum Farooqui said that violence was solution to nothing. She also condemned the attack on private TV channel ARY News