WEB DESK: Today marks the 37th death anniversary of Pakistan’s People’s Party founder and Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
Father of Benazir Bhutto, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was the fourth President and ninth Prime Minister of Pakistan. This great leader ruled Pakistan for seven years.
Z.A Bhutto was born on January 5, 1928, in Larkana, Pakistan. In 1967, he founded the Pakistan People’s Party. He served as the president of Pakistan from 1971–1973 and prime minister from 1973–1977.
In 1971, he refused to give East Pakistan autonomy, resulting in a civil war and the forming of Bangladesh. On April 4, 1979, he was executed in Punjab, Pakistan, after being overthrown by General Zia’s military coup.
Here have a look at some historical pictures of the former Pakistani premier.
General Zia-ul-Haq receives Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
Z.A Bhutto rests in a hospital while Pinky (Benazir) stands: 1960’s .
General Zia giving annual briefing to ZA Bhutto in Murree late in 1960s.
Zulfiqar Bhutto with his daughters Sanam and Benazir Bhutto.
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto with wife Nusrat Bhutto
A color portrait of (then) Prime Minister of #Pakistan Mr. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto with his signature .
Premier Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto with a disabled child
Indira Gandhi with Benazir Bhutto and Z.A.Bhutto
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto with Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi after a meeting in India in 1972 in which they signed the famous Simla Agreement.