Bilawal holds Kashmir rally, flays PM over month-long absence


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari questioned the month-long absence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from the country.


“If Pakistan can survive for a month with a prime minister, what was then need of this position,” he questioned, while addressing a campaign rally in Azad Kashmir.

Prime Minister Sharif is recuperating in London where he underwent an open heart surgery last month.

He said that the incumbent rulers of Pakistan were like monarchs.

“I also want to say that stay united, if you do not unite your opponent will be stronger,” he said, adding that Kashmir election was actually a referendum against those forces that preferred personal and business interest over Kashmir cause.

He warned that if PMLN won the Kashmir election by force, threats and rigging that it would be assumed that Kashmiris support anti-Kashmir/ Modi-friendly policies.

“If masses want Benazir’s Pakistan then support me,” he said, adding that martyrs and ideologists never die.

He said that PPP is still a force to be reckoned, but people are doing negative propaganda.

He said that every aspect of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was unique. “Benazir’s politics was for poor and downtrodden segments of society:”

Bilawal said that she became the chairperson of largest political party of country and also became the symbol of struggle against dictatorship.

She was the first Muslim woman PM of Pakistan and Muslim world and shut mouths up of those who said that woman cannot be PM, he added.