DALLAS: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Texas marked the 7th Martyrdom anniversary of slain party leader Benazir Bhutto with fervor and zeal.
In this regard a condolence reference was arranged in a local hotel which was addressed by Dr Fariha Qazi Soomro, Syed Fayyaz Hassan, Dr Nasreen Khanzada, Mukaram Khan, Ghulam Nabi Lakhud.
Paying glowing tributes to martyred leader Benazir Bhutto the speakers said Benazir Bhutto was busy in struggle for strengthening the democracy in Pakistan. She was martyred to derail the democracy in the country and keep people away from development and prosperity coming through democratic process, they added.
They were of the view that PPP is only political party based on ideology for the welfare of poor and it is only force whose leaders and workers have rendered equal sacrifices for the sake of country betterment. At present Pakistan is enjoying the democracy which is because of sacrifices of PPP workers and leaders, he added.
The condolence reference was attended by a local Democratic Party leader Batry Zebra who is his address paid glowing tributes to slain Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto saying he has listened the address of Benazir Bhutto during her visit to Arlington University and he was impressed by the charismatic personality and her struggle for democracy in Pakistan. Such type of leader is taking birth in centuries that become a main source of awakening their nation, he added.
Senior journalist Raja Zahid Akhtar Khanzada, Zameer Soomro, Imtiaz Peerzada, Imran Peerzada also addressed the gathering and paid glowing tributes to Benazir Bhutto saying the struggle and sacrifice of Benazir Bhutto and PPP workers will be written in the history with golden words.
Local PPP leader Syed Fayyaz Hassan distributed food among participants.
In other city Huston martyrdom anniversary of Benazir Bhutto was marked which was attended by people of all walks of life and they paid glowing tributes to Benazir Bhutto.