PPP supporters throng Garhi Khuda Bux to commemorate BB’s death anniversary


LARKANA: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) workers have reached Garhi Khuda Bux to observe the 9th death anniversary of the assassinated chairperson and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Emotional scenes are being witnessed as PPP workers are paying their respects at the graves of Benazir and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, inside the magnificent white mausoleum.

A public meeting is scheduled to be addressed by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, former president and PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and other central leadership of the party at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto.

A documentary depicting life and achievements of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto would also be shown on the occasion.

Separate camps have been set up to accommodate the leaders and workers from all four provinces, Gilgit Biltistan, northern areas and Azad Jammu Kashmir. Reception camps have also been established. Leaders of the PPP and workers have started reaching at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto from Monday afternoon.

A Mushaira has also been scheduled in front of mausoleum of Shaheed Mohtarama Benazir Bhutto on Tuesday afternoon.

PPP Sindh President and Senior Sindh Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said that all arrangements have been completed to observe the death anniversary of the assassinated chairperson. While speaking to newsmen at Larkana Press Club on Monday, he said that a Quran Khwani would also be held for the departed soul at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto.

He also said in the Mushaira noted poets across the country will pay homage to the great leader through their poetry.

Khuhro said the workers and leaders of the PPP were reaching the city from every nook and corner of the country, and they would participate with traditional zeal and zest in the death anniversary functions to be held here.