CM Sindh Says Shaheed Bhutto Laid Foundation Of `new Pakistan'

CM Sindh says Shaheed Bhutto laid foundation of `new Pakistan'

KARACHI, Jan 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 05th Jan, 2017 ) : Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was a true leader who had the pain of the problems of people and founded Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to ameliorate the lot of the downtrodden.

This he said while addressing the gathering organised to celebrate birth anniversary of PPP founder Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto here at People's Secretariat on Thursday. He said Shaheed Bhutto came to power when Pakistan was bleeding because its East wing was separated.

The nation was in a fit of shock. He not only got 90,000 prisoners of war released from Indian jails but also restored dignity of nation, made the constitution, developed the shattered country, created job opportunities in the country and abroad, made industrialization and in short he put the foundation of new Pakistan- where every one, including the minorities could enjoy equal constitutional rights to live.

Syed Murad Ali Shah said that it was Shaheed Bhutto who left unremovable imprints on the body politic of this country. "Now, every one wants to be Bhutto but this is not an easy task Shaheed Bhutto is the name of struggle, Bhutto is the name of sacrifice, sacrifice for the people of Pakistan, Bhutto is the name of martyrdom- the martyrdom that makes you live in the hearts and soul of poor people of Pakistan whom he served', he said.

The Chief Minister said that it was Shaheed Bhutto who took the politics out of drawing rooms of feudal, Pir and Mir's and gathered common people around him to do politics for people of this country.

'It was his feat that those whom the feudal, Mirs and Pirs were not ready to sit them in their drawing rooms had defeated them in general elections. It was peoples power which Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto demonstrated,"he said.

He said to serve the people was the tradition of Shaheed Bhutto which the PPP leadership and workers have inherited. Those who spoke on the occasion included Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Mola Bux Chandio, Waqar Mehdi, Saeed Ghani and others. The ceremony concluded with cutting cake of Shaheed Bhutto's birth day. All PPP leaders present there cut the cake.