Marching Towards Democracy ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO 1970-71

Marching Towards Democracy ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO 1970-71

Marching Towards Democracy ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO 1970-71

Marching Towards Democracy ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO 1970-71 Ayub Khan left as he arrived, in chaos. He wrote to General Yahya Khan in March 25, 1969 that he resigned and asked her to fulfill his constitutional mandate. must. According to his own Constitution of 1962, Ayub Khan should have addressed his resignation letter to the president of the National Assembly. On the other hand the chose to send it to the Commander-in-Chief of the Pakistani Army.

Marching Towards Democracy ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO 1970-71

Marching Towards Democracy ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO 1970-71

General Yahya Khan took this as a mandate not only to restore law and order, but also to
take over the country. He was soon to say that he wore four caps, those of
the Commander-in-Chief, the Chief Administrator of Martial Law, the Supreme
Commander and President. The Supreme Court was to later declare that he
he was a usurper. But this was too late. He had already brought disaster to Pakistan,
resulting in their dismemberment.

Marching Towards Democracy ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO 1970-71

Marching Towards Democracy ZULFIKAR ALI BHUTTO 1970-71


In this third and final volume of People’s Politics, Zulfikar Ali’s text
Bhutto’s speeches literally speak for themselves. They show how it sped up
the people’s march towards democracy, how they articulated the politics of their party
election manifesto, how he exposed politicians the old-fashioned way and thwarted their
try to fool people once again by presenting themselves as the
sole interpreters of Islam or as custodians of Pakistani ideology.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s style was new. He presented people with a program
which was directly related to his living conditions. In a language that could
understand, explained to people the substance of their socio-economic
reforms. He made a subject of Islamic socialism that Quaid-e-Azam himself had
declared as his program for the welfare of the people, a theme that he had maintained
carefully under the covers of politicians who act as self-appointed custodians of
both Islam and the ideology of Pakistan.

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