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Pakistani Poetry - Hum Ke Thehray Ajnabi - Faiz Ahmad Faiz

Pakistani Poetry - Mera Des

Pakistani Poetry - Hum Dakhain Ge

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz - Chali Hai Rasam Ke Koi Sar Utha Ke Na Chale

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Pakistani Poetry - Aaj Bazaar Mein Pa Ba Jola Chalo

The Death Of A Leader - Benazir Bhutto Of Pakistan

Death Of Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan

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Benazir Bhutto followed her father into politics, and both of them died because of it - he was executed in 1979, she fell victim to an suicide bomb attack.
Her two brothers also suffered violent deaths.
Like the Nehru-Gandhi family in India, the Bhuttos of Pakistan are one of the world's most famous political dynasties. Benazir's father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto,
was prime minister of Pakistan in the early 1970s.
His government was one of the few in the 30 years following independence that was not run by the army.
Born in 1953 in the province of Sindh and educated at Harvard and Oxford, Ms Bhutto gained credibility from her father's high profile, even though she was a reluctant convert to politics.
She was twice prime minister of Pakistan, from 1988 to 1990, and from 1993 to 1996.
Stubbornness
On both occasions she was dismissed from office by the president for alleged
br />The dismissals typified her volatile political career, which was characterised by numerous peaks and t…