First death anniversary of Nusrat Bhutto observed
24 October, 2012
GARHI KHUDA BUKHSH/DUBAI: The first death anniversary of Madar-e-Jamhooriat Begum Nusrat Bhutto was observed on Tuesday with renewed commitment to continue struggle for protecting democracy.
Quran khawani was arranged at the mausoleum of the Bhutto family which was attended among others by the Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, lawmakers Agha Siraj Durrani, Ayaz Soomro, Ramesh Lal, Haji Munawar Ali Abbasi, Ghulam Mujadid Isran, Ex-ambassador to UAE Khursheed Ahmed Junejo Vice President PPP Larkana district Khair Muhammad Shaikh, District General Secretary PPP Larkana district Abdul Fateh Bhutto, Aijaz Ahmed Leghari, Muhammad Saleem Soomro, Abdul Ghani Jatoi, elected representatives as well as the leaders and workers of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and its sister organizations.
Ijtimai Dua' was also offered for the departed soul and rich tribute was paid to Begum Nusrat Bhutto. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah along-with Sindh Ministers Agha Siraj Khan Durrani, Muhammad Ayaz Soomro, MNA Ramesh Lal, MPA Haji Munawar Ali Abbasi, MPA Ghulam Mujadid Isran and others visited the Mazar of Madar-e-Jamhooriat Begum Nusrat Bhutto, placed floral wreaths and offered fateha.
They also visited the graves of other martyrs, including Benazir Bhutto, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Mir Murtaza Bhutto and Mir Shahnawaz Bhutto, and placed floral wreaths and offered fateha.
Meanwhile, thousands of people belonging to various walks of life and PPP workers and leaders also visited the graves of Nusrat Bhutto, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto, placed wreaths and offered fateha.
Separately, a delegation of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) led by Member MQM Rabita Committee and Sindh Minister for Religious Affairs Abdul Haseeb Khan visited Garhi Khuda Bukhsh and laid floral wreath on Nusrat Bhutto's grave and offered fateha.
Meanwhile, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari attended Quran Khawani.
A large number of PPP workers and the representatives of Pakistani community living in the United Arab Emirates attended the event. The participants also prayed for the Madar-e-Jamhooriat who faced great tragedies and difficulties bravely in the course of her arduous struggle for democracy and fighting for the rights of the people of the country.