PPP can deal with any conspiracy: Bilawal

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday said that the PPP is capable of crushing every conspiracy, adding that the ideology will not change no matter how harsh the conditions become.

Talking to a party event on Minorities Day, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto in his address said that everyone living in Pakistan is a Pakistani first. He said the PPP’s ideology is still strong like it was in the past.

“When Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto died, people said the PPP was over; when Benazir Bhutto died everyone thought the PPP would not rise again. “I want to tell to the fools that the PPP cannot be eliminated,” he said. Bilawal said he would further the vision of party founder Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto “because he wanted to strengthen and unite the people but democratic governments were sent home”.

He said the PPP is capable of crushing every conspiracy, adding that the PPP’s ideology will not change even if the conditions become tighter. The PPP chairman said that he wants to tell to the fools that the PPP can never be eliminated.

He said PPP’s leaders like Salmaan Taseer and Shahbaz Bhatti were murdered and several of leaders were kidnapped but “they forget that martyrdom is our legacy”. “Any resident, no matter whatever religion he follows, is a Pakistani before anything else,” said the PPP chairman.

He said Quaid-e-Azam’s vision for Pakistan was a country where all could practise their religion freely, without fear.

He said PPP founder Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was a staunch opponent of divisions based on religion, and worked to find ways to unite and strengthen the public. “The PPP’s ideology has remained the same to this day – it is the only political party that does not divide people on the basis of religion,” said Bilawal. “Despite being a woman, my mother challenged those using religion to create divide; the PPP is against such politics,” said Bilawal.

Source: Business Recorder