MUZAFFARABAD: (Parliament Times): All is set in Azad Jammu Kashmir to commemorate the death anniversary of PPP founder chief and Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Butto’s will be commemorated with due solemnity and reverence on Saturday ~ today.
AJK PPP President Chaudhary Latif Akbar has instructed Party workers that in order to avert threats of Crona-virus, ceremonies to observe the anniversary of the departed leader should be held at their respect homes. Right from Fajr prayer workers and well-wishers to recite from holy Quran along with their family members and offer prayers for Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed democracy Mohtarima Benazir Bhutto and others mattyrs of PPP.
He praised Quaid-i-Awam on the occasion of this commemorate who sacrificed his life and his political career was overthrown and he was convicted for murder in trial by highly controversial trial and hanged by the order of General Zia-ul- Haq.Z.A Buhtto laid foundation of true democracy and paid the price for it heavily. It was he who gave a unanimously approved Constitution in 1973 to the country, which provided the autonomy to federating units.
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto symbolized the best elements in politics, struggle against poverty and inequality as well as sacrifices for democracy and civilian supremacy
During his period as prime minister, a number of land reforms were also introduced. The important land reforms included the reduction of land ceilings and introducing the security of tenancy to tenant farmers. Another step that Bhutto took was to democratize Pakistan’s Civil Service. Bhutto was a strong advocate of empowering small farmers. He argued that if farmers were weak and demoralized then Pakistan’s agricultural strength would be fragile, believing that farmers would not feel psychologically safe the country achieved self-sufficiency in food. Coming to present scenario, PPP President said that present Prime Minister is not solving masses’ problems of food and after spending of 20 days the government has not been able to resolve their issues.He asked the party workers to pray for health of president Asif Ali Zardary, freedom of Kashmir from Indian cruelties and prevention of lives from Crona-virus.