Foreign powers involved in ‘script’ to destabilise Pakistan, says Bilawal

Published: October 18, 2014
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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari gestures as he arrives at the rally ground. PHOTO: AFP

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari gestures as he arrives at the rally ground. PHOTO: AFP

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari gestures as he arrives at the rally ground. PHOTO: AFP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari waves at his supporters in his rally in Karachi. PHOTO: ONLINE Zardari told women workers he would again visit Lahore after the October 18 public meeting in Karachi. PHOTO: AFP PPP Patron-in-chief seen praying over the venue where his mother's rally was attacked in 2007. PHOTO: @BBhuttoZardari Activists of PPP from Lahore have arrived at Cantt Station Karachi to take part in the PPP rally. PHOTO: ONLINE A file photo of Bilawal Bhutto addressing party workers. PHOTO: AFP Supporters are travelling from each province to attend today's rally. PHOTO: PPI/FILE

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman has sent out a clear message to his political opponents by staging a massive rally in Karachi on Saturday. However, he invited them to work together by siding with the ‘Bhuttoism’ to save Pakistan and defeat the ‘script’ of foreign powers who want to destabilise Pakistan , Express News reported Saturday.

Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and the PPP staged a massive rally to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the October 18, 2007, twin bombing on former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s convoy near the Karsaz intersection upon her return to Pakistan.

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10:50pm

Meanwhile, Maryam Nawaz Sharif berated political rallies, urging parties to “stop wasting the nation’s time and do something productive.”

On the other hand, PTI’s central information secretary Shireen Mazari criticised Bilawal’s speech as one lacking passion.

PTI chief Imran Khan, during a speech atop his container at D-chowk on Saturday evening refused to comment on Bilawal’s speech.

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10:10pm

Some PPP supporters have reportedly attacked Express News correspondent Nadeem Khan and cameraman Waseem Khan as they were filming supporters leaving the venue during Bilawal’s speech, Express News reported.

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9:45pm

Hitting out at PM Nawaz, Bilawal says that the problem with the Nawaz-led government is that Zia’s spirit has infused their governance and urges them to adopt Bhuttoism.

“Prime minister, Punjab CM, you have the government, judges are your own, officials are in your pocket, so why can you not deliver? The farmer of central punjab is hungry, industries are closed, kidnappings are common, police is the enemy of the people, everywhere there are Gullu Butts.”

“We will hold a convention of PPP in Bilawal House Lahore on November 30. We will hear what each and everyone of you have to say about the reorganisation of PPP. You will talk and we will listen,” Bilawal says.

“To hunt a lion, you use an arrow, not a bat,” the PPP chairman says patronising PTI’s protests in the capital.

Concluding his speech, Bilawal thanked all his supporters for attending the rally and continued chanting political slogans.

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9:30pm

Raising the issue of Kashmir, Bilawal says, “When I went to help the flood affected people in Punjab and talked about Kashmir, India created an uproar and their media started a propaganda against us, because they acknowledge Bhuttoism.”

“When I talk about Kashmir, they misunderstand me. I too want peace in Kashmir. We will not hold Kashmir hostage to the peace process but we want the people of Kashmir to decide. Kashmir banega Pakistan,” the PPP chairman says.

Bilawal explains that former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s operations against militants failed because the people were not behind him.

“Operations under PPP, Rah-i-Nijaat in Swat was successful because the people were behind it.”

“Operation Zarb-e-Azb is continuing and we will win,” he adds.

Once again lashing out at the PTI and PAT, Bilawal says, “When the time came to stand up with the troops against militants, people partcipating in concerts in Islamabad sat down.”

“Some people are stabbing the army in the back,” he alleges.

Urging those protesting to leave the sit-ins and support the troops, he says, “If you are afraid of the Taliban, at least go and assist in rehabilitation of the IDPs.”

Censuring PTI’s claims to end corruption in 90 days and make a ‘naya Pakistan,’ Bilawal says, “You could not even make a new K-P, let alone a new Pakistan.”

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9:20pm

“Family members of the missing people marched from Balochistan to Islamabad, but no one asked about them. They did not hold a concert at Aabpara Chowk, they did not demand the resignation of anyone, they did not dance on the instructions of any one but a few puppets stage a sit-in and the media raise the issue to the sky,” Bilawal says criticising the media and protesting parties.

Shifting his focus to Balochistan, Bilawal says the ‘real revolution’ is coming there.

“Dr Abdul Malik, you are the first nationalist leader of Balochistan, if you can give people their rights back that will be a big step,” he says.

“On one end there is Uncle Altaf, on the other hand there are puppets in Islamabad calling for civil disobedience – who gave you that freedom,” he questions the Baloch, adding, “Bhuttoism gave you that freedom.”

“If you did not have that freedom, you too would have been killed with F-16s like Akbar Bugti.

” When I talk about Kashmir, the Modi-led Indian government talks about Balochistan.”

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9:18pm

Large crowd of PPP supporters gathered at the rally in Karachi. PHOTO:PPI

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9:15pm

“There are irregularities in every election. If there was rigging in Balochistan, in K-P, it was against PPP. But we did not a become part of any PNA movement.”

The patron-in-chief adds that wind power generated in sindh can provide electricity to the whole country.

“I invite the prime minister to work together towards the progress of Pakistan.”

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9:12pm

“PTI wants to become the MQM of Lahore,” says the PPP chairperson.

“Today, the whole country is crying against rigging but rigging always happens against PPP. However, we did not become a part of anyone’s movement.”

“Karachi belongs to Bhutto,” he says claiming that they will cut down the kite — the symbol of the MQM.

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9:06pm

Bilawal speaks about the developments brought by PPP.

“For the poor, we made housing schemes and started a youth development scheme to train the youth. We made educational institutions, and we will make more of them. We started a youth scholarship programme through which we gave over 400,000 scholarships to girls.”

“People do not see the work we have done in Sindh, because some powers do not want people to see it,” says Bilawal.

“Showing off schemes is considered as good governance. Good governance comes from serving people.”

He further adds that the PPP did not make a song and dance of terming an ordinary bus by calling it a metro bus.

In a jab at Nawaz he says, “Tomorrow you will make a rocket and call it a rocket to the moon. The amount of money India wasted on sending a rocket to mars, you wasted even more money to put out a flimsy bus service.”

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9:05pm

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9:00pm

“The foreign minister, and other puppets, you are all responsible for the Chinese president cancelling his tour to Pakistan,” he says.

“Instead the Chinese president decided to visit India.”

“In the US, Obama hosted a state dinner for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,  and co-authored an article with the Indian PM. On the other end is our tiger, who like a pussy cat, just drank from the cup of Biden and came back.”

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8:55pm

Bilawal lashes out at Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and calls him a progeny of Zia, as he was responsible for the deaths of 14 people who were killed during the clashes in Model Town incident in Lahore.

“We had seen the protests in Quetta by the Hazara community which was against extremism. Our prime minister himself visited Quetta, and  though it is possible that our governance was lacking, the prime minister was not responsible,” he says.

“But what happened in Model Town?” he asks, adding, “The chief minister, in a bid to remove barricades, killed 14 innocent people.”

“We, to assuage the wounds of the hurt, ended our provincial government, but what did you do in Punjab?” he says, hitting out at Nawaz and Shahbaz.

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8:50pm

PPP leaders Naveed Qamar and Sharmila Faruqi at the rally. PHOTO: NNI

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8:46pm

“Because of the 1973 charter, there is democracy in Pakistan,” he says, adding that the enemies of Bhutto and sons of Ziaul Haq take the oath of that very Constitution established by his grandfather.

“Today, there are rumors of a script because the government is helpless and people are protesting. I will tell you what the real script is,” he tells his supporters.

This script was written during Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s time,” he says, adding, “In July 1977, this script was slapped on us and then again in April 4, 1979; sometimes in the form of IJI, sometimes in Farooq Leghari’s, sometimes in Musharraf and sometimes in the bloodbath in 2007.”

“Bhuttoism is the only solution to avoid a civil war in the country,” he says, further criticising incumbent Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and questions how he could utilise all resources in curbing one sit-in.

“We [PPP] saw a Hazara community’s dharna — the only real dharna in Pakistan — but on moral grounds we dissolved our own government,” he says, questioning what the Punjab chief minister did in Model Town.

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8:23pm

Before stepping on the podium to address the crowd, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pauses to take a selfie.

“We all have one purpose — to give back people their rights,” the patron-in-chief says.

He goes on to say, “There are only two powers: Bhuttoism and slaves of democracy.”

“Democracy is our strength, the nation is our center of power and martyrdom is our destination,” Bilawal says.

In a jab at former dictator Pervez Musharraf, Bilawal questions Musharraf’s statement of Benazir’s rally ending before midnight.

“How did Musharraf know that the rally will end before midnight?” he asks in a veiled accusation of Musharraf being responsible for the attack.

Bilawal repeats the famous lines: “Armed men are scared of innocent girls,” while talking about the Karsaz blast.

“Suicide blasts and death penalties are only for us,” he says. “Why are suicide attacks only for us [PPP]?,” he questions rhetorically, adding that people who want to scare away PPP with these things should understand that a Bhutto does not fear anything.

“I am a rebel, I am a Bhutto,” the chairperson repeats proudly. “Bhuttosim is the chain of the whole of Pakistan.”

He asks people to remember that if there is no PPP, there will be no ray of hope in Pakistan.

“On one side there are Bhuttoists, and on the other side there are those who dance on the instructions of a third umpire.”

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8:07pm

Former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is addressing the crowd behind a bullet-proof glass.

“The PPP does politics of justice,” the former president says.

Zardari says “Zulfikar Ali Bhutto established a university (SZABIST) without any funds because the PPP’s policy is to help the poor.”

Lashing out at PTI chief Imran Khan, he says “You made your hospital a signboard and an advertisement to attract the youth.”

“Soldiers are being killed as they are fighting militants and you [PTI] are playing a game in Islamabad,” Zardari says censuring the PTI’s ongoing sit-ins.

“We have to save Pakistan today for a bright future tomorrow,” he says, adding, “If all political parties stand together, we won’t need to beg anyone for funds.”

“We have to work with the judiciary, establishment and MQM leader Altaf Hussain.”

Former president Asif Ali Zardari addressing the crowd at the PPP rally. PHOTO: PPP FACEBOOK

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7:42pm

Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says, “You have proven that PPP is Pakistan’s biggest party.”

“Benazir Bhutto’s unfinished agenda is being completed by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari,” he says while congratulating the PPP patron-in-chief on his successful rally.”

“Benazir Bhutto combated dictatorship,” the former PM says, adding that the future prime minister will be a Bhutto.

“I advise Bilawal to dissolve all old organisations and bring in new leadership to revive the party.”

“Senior leadership should play an advisory rule,” he adds.

“We always criticise other institutions about a third umpire intervening, but there is no threat from any institution as long as Parliament is strong,” Gilani says in apparent criticism of the PTI and PAT’s sit-ins currently being staged in Islamabad.

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7:35pm

Former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf pays homage to those killed in the attack on Benazir Bhutto’s convoy.

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7:28pm

Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah says revolution does not come from protesting but from coming into power.

“We do democratic politics,” Shah says.

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7:22pm

Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah says in its five-year rule, PPP managed to keep all political parties together, in a veiled reference to the current political impasse.

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7:20pm

Supporters of PPP from the areas of Gaddap, Malir and Landhi seen passing through Karsaz while on their way to participate in the rally. PHOTO: ONLINE

 

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7:13pm

Former NA speaker Fehmida Mirza says PPP will wage a war against corruption and illiteracy.

“Till the nation is alive, there is no threat to democracy,” she adds.

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6:48pm

Senator Raza Rabbani is addressing the crowds at the rally.

“Another Bhutto has entered the political field,” PPP senior leader Rabbani says, further claiming that Bilawal will take the PPP forward.

“PPP is fighting for democracy in the country.”

“Our fight with PM Nawaz is not over. We will fight a war with PM Nawaz for the rights of labourers and farmers.”

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6:40pm

“Today’s rally is a milestone,” PPP leader Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan says while addressing the mammoth crowd at Mazar-e-Quaid.

“PPP is going through trying times in which the PPP candidate came third in the Multan by-polls, but we have to work hard to change this,” he adds.

“We hope that you [Bilawal] will be able to bring youth like yourself into the party.”

He adds, “PPP needs young leadership.”

“This grand rally proves that PPP always makes a difference in Pakistan,” Ahsan says proudly.

Referring to censures at the PPP patron-in-chief for his young age, Ahsan reminds the crowd that Bilawal’s grandfather and mother took charge at a young age as well.

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6:37pm

Claiming that people on both sides of disputed Kashmir support Bilawal and are celebrating the success of his rally, AJK PM Chaudhry Abdul Majeed said, “I invite you [Bilawal] to address a rally in Kashmir.”

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6:29pm

Former president and senior PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari has arrived at the venue of the rally and is on stage with his son Bilawal.

Both leaders can be seen waving at their supporters.

Express News screengrab of father and son at the rally

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6:01pm

“The people who claim that PPP is curtailed to Sindh should know that from people Karachi to people from AJK are present at the rally today,” PPP Punjab president Manzoor Wattoo claims while addressing the rally.

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5:55pm

At least 100 people have stepped out to get beverages, however entry and exit points are being sealed, according to our correspondent Tooba Masood.

Further, it is expected that the number of supporters in the crowd will increase when Bilawal begins to address the crowd and given that the gates are being shut, there are fears that a stampede may occur.

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5:40pm

PPP patron-in-chief is on the stage and will address his supporters shortly, according to Express News.

Further, PPP leader Rehman Malik and former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani can also be seen on stage.

Express News screengrab of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on stage at the PPP rally.

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5:29pm

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s helicopter has landed, Express News reports.

He will appear on stage to address his workers shortly.

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5:18pm

Bilawal’s helicoper can be seen circling the venue of the rally, according to our correspondent Tooba Masood.

The helicopter is flying at a low altitude and the patron-in-chief can also be seen waving at his supporters.

Meanwhile, senior PPP leaders Raja Pervez Ashraf, Makhdoom Amin Faheem and Sherry Rehman are present at the stage as Bilawal’s helicopter is about to land, according to Express News.

Interestingly, Bilawal’s father Asif Ali Zardari has not yet been spotted at the venue.

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5:13pm

Bilawal can be seen in the helicopter praying over the venue where a rally for Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming was attacked on this date in 2007.

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4:44pm

A helicopter has reached Bilawal House to transport the patron-in-chief to the venue of the rally, Express News reports.

Meanwhile, our correspondent Sameer Mandhro reports that hundreds of vehicles which are part of a convoy coming from Interior Sindh to attend the rally are stuck in a traffic jam near Karachi Toll Plaza.

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4:27pm

A scuffle between PPP workers has broken out at the rally, Express News reported.

Police at the venue has not intervened to put an end to the scuffle, according to reports.

The scuffle broke out due to disorganisation at the venue of the rally in terms of seating arrangements, our correspondent Hafeez Tunio reports from the scene.

The supporters are now rushing towards the VIP seating area, says our correspondent Tooba Masood.

Watch a video of the scuffle below:

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4:20pm

“We are expecting 2.5 million people to turn up at the rally,” Former Sindh Home Minister and PPP leader Zulfiqar Mirza said while talking to the media while he was waiting outside the venue in his vehicle.

“PPP will break records of its own rallies today,” he added.

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4:08pm

The PPP patron-in-chief  is still at Bilawal House and will not leave for the venue till traffic is cleared, according to Express News. 

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3:47pm

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3:20pm

Bilawal Bhutto’s speech for the rally has been written by senior PPP leader Sherry Rehman in roman english, Express News reported.

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3:13pm

Activists of PPP from Lahore have arrived at Cantt Station Karachi to take part in the PPP rally. PHOTO: ONLINE

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2:50pm

Our correspondent Tooba Masood reports it is a 20-minute walk from Capri cinema to the venue.

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2:45pm

A special all-female security squad has arrived at the venue to assist with security searches.

Express News screengrab of the female security squad

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2:38pm

Security forces are using helicopters to monitor the rally, while all participants are being searched at security check points before they can enter the venue.

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2:16pm

A panel controlling the lighting at the event has fallen off the stage, Express News reports.

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2:12pm

A young PPP supporter travelling from Umerkot to Karachi passed away due to dehydration just a few meters away from the venue.

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2:07pm

A large crowd of people has now gathered at the venue.

Senator Saeed Ghani has announced PPP’s next rally will be held in Lahore in November.

Following the Lahore rally, the party will hold rallies across the country.

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2:01pm

Former president Asif Ali Zardari says today is the day to remember those killed in 2007 in a terrorist attack on Benazir’s convoy.

“Benazir’s mission is still alive; she came back to Pakistan despite all the threats to her life,” he says.

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1:59pm

According to a tweet by Bilawal House, the venue for the rally has been “thoroughly checked for security clearance” and is now open to the public.

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1:55pm

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1:50pm

Medical camps are set up at the venue for any emergencies.

People have already started visiting these camps, mainly for dehydration.

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1:30pm 

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1:15pm

As PPP supporters await Bilawal’s address, the Bhutto siblings take to social media to commemorate the memory of their late mother who was targeted in the city seven years ago.

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1:07pm

PPP MPA Owais Muzaffar says PPP has a large following and people are coming from all over the country to support their party.

While speaking to Express News, the PPP says that all security measures have been taken into consideration and preparations have been finalised.

Muzaffar is not yet commenting on the content of Bilawal’s speech and says he is himself waiting to see what the patron-in-chief has to say.

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12:50pm

According to the Karachi police spokesperson, around 22,500 police personnel are on duty for today’s the rally.

Staff from the Sindh Reserve Police, Hyderabad and other regions for the rally have also been assigned to working at the rally.

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12:21pm

In case of an emergency, a helipad has been made for Bilawal’s use in Karachi’s Hill Park.

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10:15am

With thousands of supporters travelling to Karachi to attend the rally, strict security measures have been taken to avoid any untoward incident in the city.

Over 150 walk-through gates have been installed on the way leading to the venue while a check post has also been set up at the mausoleum. However, security arrangements for female attendees is next to nothing with no walk-through gates leading to their enclosures and no checking process.

Reportedly, some of the walk-through gates are not currently functional.

With Bilawal scheduled to speak at 3pm, the PPP rally is expected to be the biggest party gathering since the one in 2007.

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Reader Comments (53)

  • Ahmad
    Oct 18, 2014 - 11:36AM

    Ya Allah Khair !!

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  • oBSERVER
    Oct 18, 2014 - 11:47AM

    I feel sorry for these poor jialas who are being duped again.To Zardari they are no more than cattle. This must change and time is ripe for change from cattle to dignified men women and youth.Choice is with the people.

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  • Azad
    Oct 18, 2014 - 12:26PM

    Calling people from all across the country for this rally is not the real show of power.

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  • ozair
    Oct 18, 2014 - 12:44PM

    I feel sorry for the ppl coming to hear Bilawal speak.Recommend

  • Salman Hasan
    Oct 18, 2014 - 12:54PM

    This is going to be a total waste of time for the people. Like his mother and father, Bilawal has nothing to offer except old rhetoric and cashing out Bhutto’s name. They have been ruling the country and Sindh province for years and cannot list 1 achievement which directly benefited common man. Corruption, law and order and mismanagement are the gifts and fruits of Bhuttoism. People of Sindh cannot be fooled anymore. Just by changing BB’s kids name, these people will not get fooled again. They will revolt against politics of dynasties. The amount of resources are being spent for this jalsa, shows how poor their support has been in Karachi. In my opinion, PPP is dead and will be interior Sindh based political party.

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  • Spectator
    Oct 18, 2014 - 1:32PM

    People’s party paying 5000-7000/participant to participate in this rally. I have also been offered for such opportunity. I’m just telling about Tando Jam. I don’t know about this offer in other cities….. well, I think its good job and good opportunity for unemployed by people’s party Sindh.

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  • adil
    Oct 18, 2014 - 1:44PM

    Youth Rejects Bilawal !
    he is no leader not a politition either!Recommend

  • Titan
    Oct 18, 2014 - 2:02PM

    PPP jalsa.
    Lock Down Karachi : Check
    Police security : 22,000 Check
    Paid Supporters: Check
    Bhuttho : Error Not Found.

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  • Hatim
    Oct 18, 2014 - 2:33PM

    Mismanagement despite so much planning. However, I can’t say much being a PTI supporter.

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  • Asif
    Oct 18, 2014 - 2:41PM

    Wasting nation time

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  • fatma
    Oct 18, 2014 - 2:47PM

    Only in Pakistan an immature unprincipled clubbing youngster can be worshipped as a demi-god, shut down, inconvenience and harass multi millions of its residents, restrict their daily routines with his overtight security measures taken because he is not man enough as yet, a coward hiding behind the grande name of his mother shitting himself, the guy needs to wear diapers/pampers which will need to be changed by the hour by looks of security measures. Pakistan may have produced the best of best in various fields of academia, professions, etc., but sadly its masses are as mesmerised and totally intoxicated by that bhutto name that they cannot difference between the real Bhutto and the fake Bhutto, i personally absolutely see no goodness or better propects for Pakistanis as long as they worship the Bhutto name.
    This guy should go back to the university, finish degrees in political science, social psychological studies etc then come home do some grassroots work where he can mingle and learn the ropes of politics and climb the stairs with hardwork instead of that Bhutto singsong nonsense and talk threatening lectures to one and all including the neighbour India and ignite more distress on all sides, while he goes on to live in his luxurious homesteads in Pakistan and overseas after his rallies. Oh Yes, Ya Allah Khair!!! Save us from these greedy rich psychos!

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  • Sodomite
    Oct 18, 2014 - 2:50PM

    I GUESS THEY DID NOT HAVE A PARAMEDIC AT HAND?? IS ANYONE RESPONSIBLE??

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  • Sodomite
    Oct 18, 2014 - 2:53PM

    THIS KID’S TWEETS ARE FULL OF HIMSELF AS A “BHUTTO”?? HE FORGET WHO HIS DAD IS?? AKA MR 10%. WHY IS HE NOT SON OF MR 10%??

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  • hhhhhh
    Oct 18, 2014 - 2:55PM

    hhhhmmmmmmmm nah he wont

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  • Baby Ka Husband
    Oct 18, 2014 - 2:56PM

    This is turning into a Pilgrimage rather than Jalsa!!! People dying on the way of thirst. That’s what makes this a religious experience says Baby.

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  • goggi (Lahore)
    Oct 18, 2014 - 3:25PM

    Hunger, poverty has neither any moral nor any character. A hungry and poor society as ours, is similar to a herd of hungry cattle which bites at everything which is green.

    For the daily two meals, a civilization of dhoti clad people has long ago sold its soul and identity to foreign imperialism of Bedouins and British.

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  • Whiskey Khan
    Oct 18, 2014 - 4:08PM

    Prime example of nation wealth going down the drain. Not that his Dad couldn’t pay from his pocket.

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  • Pasha
    Oct 18, 2014 - 4:29PM

    The BIGGEST JALSA IN PAKISTAN’S HISTORY
    Take that Dharna Khan !!

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  • Abdullah
    Oct 18, 2014 - 4:31PM

    Dear PPP, good to see that you spent so much money to attract people and brought people from all over Sindh. In PTI jalsa all people came from Karachi and on their own money.

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  • Mamu ki Jaan
    Oct 18, 2014 - 4:36PM

    Billawaaal we loveeee youuuu. and we will support you even if we die of thirst – Your biggest fan, Gul Khan.Recommend

  • sam
    Oct 18, 2014 - 4:41PM

    Interesting fact that is not recognized…PPP is expecting to hold 2.5 million people today in Karachi with folks flooding from all parts of country. Karachi is estimated to have 22-25 million people and more then half could vote and if they all supported PPP then they wouldn’t need to barge folks form outside. Clearly PPP does not represent urban population….also what is justification of not allowing 25 million people less representation in assemblies?? …. Welcome wadyraism!!!

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  • sam
    Oct 18, 2014 - 4:42PM

    Yeah Bhutto legacy is that no hunger coz they have killed all the hungry and needy

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  • pakistani
    Oct 18, 2014 - 4:43PM

    Bilawal ,, Asifa can truely represent youth,,, How 61 year old can be part of youth…!!

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  • Suhail
    Oct 18, 2014 - 4:58PM

    How a person can be called a leader if his speech is written by someone else? how we can say he is changing the party and he has a vision if everything is said by someone else which he speaks? This is indeed out of my understanding. sad for our nation that he will become our PM sooner or later…

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  • Hira
    Oct 18, 2014 - 5:05PM

    PPP spending millions of rupees to show that they have around 1.5-2 lac supporters in the entire country…….is some one having any doubt on this?

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  • Humza
    Oct 18, 2014 - 5:10PM

    Looks like this one PPP rally will have more attendees than the PTI and PAT rallies. If this protest becomes violent, should the government do whatever they say and give in to anything they demand? After all this is the mob mentality of Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri. If a few thousand protesters assemble and can call for an elected government to be removed, a few million supporters should be able to ask for more.

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  • Iqbal Hadi Zaidi
    Oct 18, 2014 - 5:41PM

    You must know if you do not know. Bilawal mother is Bennazir Bhutto (late) while his father is Asif Ali Zardari therefore new political aspirant is none other than Bilawal Asif Zardari but I wonder and ponder as to how did he name himself as Bilawal Bhutto which is against the universally accepted principles. Is he disowning Asif Zardari as his father and instead admitted to have been fathered by someone Bhutto? Why and how Asif Ali Zardari did not object to it is a baffling question to be honest? Iqbal Hadi Zaidi

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  • Usman from Canada
    Oct 18, 2014 - 5:48PM

    @pakistani:
    Allow me to explain how a 61 year old can represent youth:

    His ideas are youthful. Merit, justice, responsibility, accountability are YOUNG IDEAS.
    If is character is youthful, that a 61 has the energy and charisma to work all day for his principles YOUTHFUL ENERGY
    If a 61 year old is a self made man, achieved all his achievements through hard work & determination, and not inheriting a political party from his mother, or being introduced by a dictator and inheriting steel mills. That is a realization of YOUTHFUL ASPIRATIONS
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  • Sam
    Oct 18, 2014 - 6:28PM

    Apparently the Urdu speed is written in “Roman English” son of Zardari can’t even read Urdu, how can he fix a nation that speaks urdu. Only represents one part of society and it’s okay to know your limitations.Recommend

  • Dajjal
    Oct 18, 2014 - 7:24PM

    “7:13pm

    Former NA speaker Fehmida Mirza says PPP will wage a war against corruption and illiteracy.”

    After 7 years of waging a war for corruption and illiteracy they have suddenly had a change of heart???

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Oct 18, 2014 - 7:51PM

    This is just a start. Other political forces will not stay back. Tradition started by Imran and fake revolutionary thug will destroy economy beyond repair.

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  • Dajjal
    Oct 18, 2014 - 7:52PM

    “Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says, “You have proven that PPP is Pakistan’s biggest party.””

    And PPP have proven that they are Pakistan’s most corrupt and incompetent party…. so everyone is a winner… except Pakistan

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  • muhammad amhed khan
    Oct 18, 2014 - 9:26PM

    Dear People! Bilawal is ready for ride. Are you guys ready?

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  • Rizwan Nasar
    Oct 18, 2014 - 9:46PM

    What a sad show… People who have ruled Pakistan for decades (recently for five years) now again trying to fool the people of Pakistan in the name of “Bhuttosim” (whatever it means). Time has come to reject these looters and lairs.

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  • SM ZAKI
    Oct 18, 2014 - 9:51PM

    A useless exercise. Bilawal Zardari has failed to bring any thing new. ” OLD WINE WITH A NEW “LABEL” In fact PPP has missed the train.

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  • Timorlane
    Oct 18, 2014 - 10:21PM

    For the petty wadera mind all that is required to lead youth is to be a youth.
    Wonder if they ever read about youth’s following for Quaid e Azam who was not a youth.
    Zardari Junior’s jalsa is much below the expectations of a neutral observer despite reckless and massive use of public money.

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  • Buzz
    Oct 18, 2014 - 11:04PM

    @Pasha:
    Lolz… you call this the biggest jalsa in the history? Kindly see an eye doctor.

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  • Dr navid
    Oct 18, 2014 - 11:39PM

    Message to pakistan nation
    Please one time just think about your country not for any poltical party just think who is real who can lead this country please forget this idealization to any optical party or poltical leader till now they didn’t do any thing for this country try to understand rejects them let them think you will only with them when they deliver then they will
    PPP and pmln got enough chance and still they have chance but they have no will to change this country they are working to make their poltical future and family wealth when a day will come when bilawal will ask Asif zarari from where we get all this money and hamza will ask their family the same q
    You know what this day will never come and they will never even try to change this country think time is short we have to love first our country then these courrept politician please don’t let this chance go away and give chance who really deserve atleast not whom we already given
    Rejects them think like wise don’t get emotional it will not change your and your children future my request from heart try to change your mentality
    I am really disopaented to see even this much crowed to listen those who never wish to change this country till what time we will give vote just the name of Bhuttos or Nawaz Shreef when we cast our vote for better pakistan when think

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  • Wasim Zaidi's
    Oct 19, 2014 - 12:03AM

    Billo’a fortune cookie … “Wealth awaits you very soon”

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  • jamshed kharian-pak
    Oct 19, 2014 - 12:12AM

    All Zardari Became Patwari, Go Nawaz Go

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  • Ranjha
    Oct 19, 2014 - 12:16AM

    The balloon had the air escape today. Despite all Sind state machinery at work, they could only rope in 25K people. And pathetic, rambling, long, boring speech on top. Dead zombies on the stage and in the crowd.

    Bye bye siyasi shaheed baby!

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  • yamuri@gmail.com
    Oct 19, 2014 - 12:32AM

    Bilawal’s profile:

    His father is a thief, an opportunist and an utter failure who looted the nation with both hands.

    His mother was a brave lady even though she broke PPP in pieces and turned ideology of Bhutto into a business. She turned away all loyal PPP leaders and embraced thieves and plunderers.

    His grandfather was a true leader and a visionary who could have lead this country into a developed nation but was murdered by US and Zionists who bought and used maulvies/ religious parties of Pakistan, Zia/army and judiciary with pennies.

    What is he? I believe just a simple immature clown!!!

    Shame on Zardari and gangsters!!!

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  • Royan
    Oct 19, 2014 - 1:44AM

    Zardari ki ek or shaitani
    Billo Rani..Billo Rani
    Roz corruption ki new kahani
    Billo Rani..Billo Rani

    Sheikh Rasheed called someone”Billo Rani” today.somebody please tell me who was he referring to with that name?Hint: the person he was referring to can shout really well thinking that people are actually listening to him and has absolutely no political credentials apart from an”ADOPTED” surname..

    O BILLO RANI…………………………………………………………

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  • freed
    Oct 19, 2014 - 3:44AM

    this Jalsa is backed by swiss bankers.

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  • sofee
    Oct 19, 2014 - 3:57AM

    definition of insanity is to do the same thing over and over and expect different results.

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  • salman
    Oct 19, 2014 - 6:22AM

    2.5 million at jalsa
    7000 votes in by election.

    Does not compute…

    And arrow is not killing lion. Arrow is enjoying nahari and tikkas with lion.

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  • Xman
    Oct 19, 2014 - 7:27AM

    IK, NS, and Zadari, are all forces of another generation, and will be soon out of stamina to be part of active politics. You cannot expect anything “Naya” from them, they’ve had their time. Whether people like it or not, Bilawal is the fresh blood in politics, and in this area PPP has taken the lead by introducing the next generation of leadership. In a few years, you will see Bilwal bringing in new people as per his vision, and he is positioned quite well to lead the generation in the next 5 – 10 years when there will be a huge political vacuum. My message to him : don’t worry about the nay sayers have faith in your self, and please don’t repeat the same mistakes of the previous generations. These words come from a voter who belongs to your generation.

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  • Spectator
    Oct 19, 2014 - 9:49AM

    @Usman from Canada:
    Strongly agree….. and if we see bilawal he does not speaks just reads a written paper……… even he doesnt know the meaning of that roman urdu script… so called leader!

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  • Oct 19, 2014 - 12:38PM

    True that, you look foreigner to us.

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  • Paki
    Oct 19, 2014 - 12:50PM

    @Sodomite:
    Kid should associate atleast 10% to his father, the father has atleast this much right on his kid.

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  • Indian
    Oct 19, 2014 - 8:30PM

    We will send Rahul Gandhi to debate Bilawal. That will be the most hilarious debate ever. Maybe they can also do pillow fight afterwards. LOL

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  • Oct 19, 2014 - 10:02PM

    @fatma:
    What is wrong with clubbing ?

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  • sindh 2
    Oct 19, 2014 - 10:58PM

    jiyalas fighting together, a sign of unity !!!

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