On the 13th death anniversary of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto today, her daughter, Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari expresses love remembering her support system.
Here on Sunday, Bakhtawar Bhutto shared a beautiful portrait to pay tribute to Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated after an election campaign rally in Rawalpindi on December 27, 2007.
Bakhtawar, to express her love and gratitude to her mother, used flower and heart emojis.
— Bakhtawar B-Zardari (@BakhtawarBZ) December 27, 2020
Benazir Bhutto was born on June 21, 1953, in Karachi, Pakistan, the eldest child of former premier Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
She went on to found the Pakistan People’s Party and serve as the nation’s prime minister (from 1971 to 1977).
Furthermore, Benazir was a Pakistani politician who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996.
She was the first woman to head a democratic government in a Muslim majority nation.
Her struggles for democracy are already a part of our history and a source of inspiration for the party workers.
She used to run her party in a democratic way, which ultimately strengthened unity within the party.
She used to consult with Party Presidents and Secretaries on the district level to make the best possible and informed decision.
Benazir Bhutto Assassination
Bhutto was killed when an assassin fired shots and then blew himself up after an election campaign rally in Rawalpindi on December 27, 2007.
Moreover, the attack also killed 28 others and wounded at least another 100.
The attacker struck just minutes after Bhutto addressed a rally of thousands of supporters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, eight miles south of Islamabad.
She died after hitting her head on part of her vehicle’s sunroof.
She was buried at her family’s mausoleum in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, the southern province of Sindh and was buried alongside her father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.