KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) District East and District Korangi observed the 35th death anniversary of former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto with great respect and reverence at Shah Faisal Colony, Landhi, Korangi, Pehlwan Goth and Gulistan-e-Johar, here on Friday.
A large number of people, including PPP leaders and workers, participated in the ceremony. The Quran Khawani was also held on this occasion for Shaheed ZA Bhutto, while Fateha was also offered.
Addressing the ceremony, PPP senior leaders Saleemuddin Ansari and Noor Muhammad pledged to pursue the mission of ZA Bhutto, who sacrificed his life courageously instead of bowing down before the then dictator.
He said Bhutto raised political consciousness‚ self-respect and self-confidence among people. He believed that people are the real force of power.
“He did not succumb to any pressure or torture unleashed by dictators and achieved success,” he asserted.
On the occasion, PPP leaders paid rich tribute to Shaheed Bhutto for his services rendered for poor people and progress of Pakistan. They vowed to work under the chairmanship of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.