Bilawal pays homage to Benazir Bhutto on 68th anniversary

'Humanity will always be ashamed of the atrocities committed against Benazir Bhutto by anti-people forces'

Our Correspondent June 21, 2021


On the occasion of the 68th birth anniversary of his late mother and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Sunday said that the legacy of his late mother's arduous struggle for the restoration of democracy still informed the struggle of common man.

In a statement, the PPP chairman said that as governance in the country is currently marred by dismal performance, institutions remain in shambles and the people are left at the mercy of ruthless rulers, "it was natural for every patriot to miss the Daughter of the East".

"Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto is the name of a movement, and it is the people's movement that carries the potential to create and produce new eras in history".

He said that as a political leader, the late Benazir Bhutto fostered democratic thinking at the grassroots level and evolved a harmonious atmosphere for the supremacy of the Constitution and Parliament
She ensured the access to basic rights such as education, health and employment opportunities for the underprivileged segment of the society, the chairman noted.

Bilawal recalled that Benazir - the first prime minister of the Muslim world - introduced legislations and game changer programs for the welfare of women, children, minorities, and workers.

"Whether in government or in opposition, she always strived to give hope to the people," Bilawal said.
The chairman said humanity will always be ashamed of the atrocities committed against Benazir Bhutto by anti-people forces.

"Mohtarma was subjected to extreme oppression because the oppressors were aware of the fact that she had not only inherited the legacy of Quaid-e-Awam Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, but also the ideology and vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah".

"Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto has become a symbol of hope and enthusiasm for generations to come against dictatorship, terrorism and extremism," he said.

Paying homage to his mother, Bilawal said:" Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was not forgotten".


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