35th death anniversary of Z. A Bhutto observes

Nazir Siyal

LARKANA: The 35th death anniversary of founder-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and former Prime Minister Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was observed with great reverence and respect here at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto and other parts of country on Friday.

Separate public gatherings by the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and PPP (Shaheed Bhutto) were arranged before the Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto on April 04. All walks of life country men on the occasion paid rich tribute to Shaheed Bhutto for his services for the cause of poor and downtrodden people and for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan.

Hundreds and thousands of party workers and leaders paid rich tributes to the legend leader and founder PPP Zuflikar Ali Bhutto. The caravans of four corners attended Qura’an Khawani and fateha khawani for the departed soul of Z.A. Bhutto, followed by Lunger also distribution among the people and workers at the ancestral graveyard of Bhutto family.

The main public meeting was held at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto where, Chief Patron Asif Ali Zardari and Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also participated, while the a large number of PPP MNA, MPAs, Senators and party leaders among Syed Khurshed A Shah, Raza Rabbani, Aitzad Hassan Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Syed Mehdi Shah, Rehman Malik, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Sharjeel Memon and others, while former Federal Ministers, Povincial Ministers visited the graves of shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto and placed floral wreaths and offered fateha on the occasion.

Meanwhile, the leaders and workers of PPP (Shaheed Bhutto) led by PPP-SB Chairperson Ghinwa Bhutto visited Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto offered fateha and place floral wreaths on the grave of Shaheed Zulfiquar Ali Bhutto, Benazir Bhutto, Mir Murtaza Bhutto, Shahnawaz Bhutto and offered fateha.

Later, Chairperson of PPP (Shaheed Bhutto) Ghinwa Bhutto and other central leaders of PPP Shaheed Bhutto also addressed the public gathering before the graves of Bhutto family at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto here on Friday.

On the occasion, strict security arrangements were beefed up for any untoward incident in the events and about 5000 police personnel, law enforcement agencies were deployed around Garhi Khuda Bux on four corner roads leading to Naudero, Ratodero and Larkana.

Whereas, the patrolling security and walk through gates were set up as well the pickets alongside the roads leading to Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto, Bomb disposal squad, close circuit cameras and other security equipments were installed to face any untoward situation. The welcome camps set up at Naudero, Ratodero roads heading to Garhi Khuda were set up and Ambulances and fire tenders were also deployed and first aid camps set up on the occasion.