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I Told You So – by Mumtaz Ali Bhutto

This article was sent via email claiming that it has been banned from publication in newspapers by the Zardari government, as it has issued directives to all news agencies preventing the publication of all articles by Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto. His previous article Choas & Collapse was also prevented from going into print

mumtaz-ali-bhuttoReaders will recall my repeated warnings that a man with Zardari’s reputation, who has no educational or political background and lacks all the other prerequisites of leadership, will be an absolute disaster in a minor office leave alone the top position in the country. This has proved to be true in the short period of six months leading to a nation wide upheaval. His claim to fame rests entirely on being the husband of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto and spending eight years in jail. Let us look at these laurels a bit closer: Shaheed Benazir, in her book “Daughter Of The East”, confesses to marrying him under relentless pressure from mother and aunts and his own perseverance in the face of repeated rejection, but hastens to add that there was no love or even affection involved. Of course it is also true that the last ten years of the marriage were spent in estrangement for reasons that are stated below. It is however surprising that she was unable to control him during her two terms in office when he went on a rampage for which he has acquired the internationally acclaimed and rather modest sobriquet of Mr. 10%.

For the veracity of this epithet let us not depend on the bouquet of corruption cases against him even though two, the Surrey Palace and money laundering cases, in Jersey and Switzerland stand proved, but recall the laments of the people at large and even Jialas. Accepting the principal that there is no smoke without fire and the fact that before marriage, the Zardari family had nothing to show but a cinema house in Karachi, many questions arise about his lifestyle not only in the country but more so abroad. The internet discloses mansions and lands in various countries, twenty seven bank accounts and forty five off shore companies, the minimum value of which is placed at over two billion dollars and this does not include the cash balances in the twenty seven bank accounts, which remains unknown.

More recently he took a plane load of people for Umra at a claimed personal cost of twenty five million rupees and has gifted five million rupees to his old school at Petaro. During these days of world wide economic collapse, when even international banks have been wiped out, for someone to throw money around in this manner indicates a huge reservoir of wealth. Added to the corruption cases are the four murder charges including that of Shaheed Mir Murtaza Bhutto, who was gunned downed by the police in broad day light, at a time when his sister was the Prime Minister of Pakistan. It is very significant that all the involved policemen have now been rewarded. All the above is a matter of record and cannot be concealed.

It is claimed that the two years he spent in jails and six in a luxury hospital in Islamabad are a sacrifice for the nation thereby establishing his claim to the highest offices in the country. No one cares that such a practice is extremely dangerous as it opens up the portals of power to murderers and thieves who sit in death rows orjails through out the country. Of course the beneficiaries of Zardari’s meteoric assent from purgatory to the presidency, albeit as a result of the murder of his wife, explain away that he was not convicted in the long period of ten years and is therefore innocent. Not quite so. It must not be concealed that he was not acquitted either and he and his cohorts have been reprieved only by the unconstitutional and immoral NRO . Besides in public life it is what the people believe and the disgrace that matters, not conviction.

He was elected president on an indirect vote of assembly members who got a mandate to avenge the murder of Shaheed Benazir and provided Roti, Kapra, Makan ( they have done neither ) and not to elect Zardari. If even at the emotionally charged time of the polls this question had been put to the people the answer would definitely have been in the negative as the people hold Zardari guilty as charged and also responsible for the murder of his wife whose killers he professes to know. The belief is strengthened by the fact that no complaint has been filed in fifteen months which normally is a knee jerk reaction to even a petty crime leave alone murder of an international leader and mother of his children, in whose name he continues to thrive. In any case he has been convicted in the two cases cited above. As for the long duration of the trials, eight years is no big deal. We all know and speaking from personal experience, cases in our courts go on for ever. However the delay was compounded by Zardari himself who feigned mental illness, heart trouble and back pain (all of which have suddenly disappeared) to obstruct progress and conviction.

As for the distress of imprisonment, here too there is no cause for complaint he being most of the time ensconced in a luxury hospital where all the comforts of a five star hotel were available together with unrestricted visitors and frequent releases on parole with first class travel at government expenses. However it is also being said that he was kept in the hospital at Islamabad to facilitate accessibility to foreign and local intelligence agencies. It is reported that these agencies tutored and trained him for the role of being their man in the PPP. That he was released and sent abroad to join his wife when he was deemed ready to effectively play his part. But she had somehow discovered the conspiracy. Hence his banishment to purgatory with talk of divorce after the elections.

However after Zardari’s suicidal stand on the judges issue and the resounding defeat there on, it has become impossible to keep him afloat. The honorable thing for him to do is to quit and take the team of his partners in crime, who surround him, with him. What is desperately required in the present mess is a leader in the true sense of the word who commands trust and respect. Zardari and his cohorts do not and cannot meet the requirement.

The Chaos that is rampant today is the consequence of not only Zardari’s unfitness for the job but also the concept of reconciliation : This has given us a political set up, devoid of ideology and principals in which it is proudly proclaimed there is no last word, allowing lots of space for playing tricks and cheating. Reconciliation is merely an invitation to come and sit at the banquet of government and indulge to the hilt. The main purpose is to rope in all dissent so that no one is left out to complain. As a consequence we have the proponents of Niza-e- Mustafa / Shariat, leftists, Nationalists, adventures with no commitment to the people, who believe only in being with the government of the day or as close to it as possible, joining the majority party which calls itself the “chain of federation” to enjoy the perks and pleasure of power. Such a conglomerate of adversities is a non starter ab initio.

Apart from the huge costs to the exchequer of providing ministerships to all and accommodating everyone to his satisfaction, it is impossible to have a lasting state of harmony among these basically conflicting interests, as we see today. There is nothing for the people in reconciliation as the experience of the last twelve months has proved. Never before have the people of Pakistan been so deprived and destitute and the government of the day so helpless and useless. There is no surprise that reconciliation has blown up and the country is once again at the crossroads of uncertainty. This scenario was easy to predicted at the start when, of all people, Zardari become the master of the destiny of one hundred and sixty million Pakistan.


26 Comments

  • Ruud |

    Jaisai loug waisai hukmuran. Change the people to change the leaders.

  • D2 |

    To Mr. Aamir Mughal

    Firstly, if the people you mentioned on whose hands you find blood of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, why did not the PPP Government in the past (2 times), and now the present PPP Government arrest or atleast file a case against them? As far as I know, they have always blamed General Zia ul Haq and now officially the judiciary.

    Secondly, By any law when somebody is murdered (in this case assasinated) the biggest suspect or suspects are those who benefit the most; If you have no knowledge of law then your common sense will do just fine. Who has benefited the most from Benazir murder? And who are the people who know so but have their stomachs and pockets filled so much that they cannot say so?

    Lastly, atleast point out one thing that is false in the article rather than getting personal!

  • Ehtesham ulhaq |

    There is nothing new or unknown to the people but who else we the poor people of Pakistan can trust?

    we are and have been fooled with different unpracticable slogans, without any education to the people. The pre-requisite for any change is to educate the people about its necessity and its practicality with the feel of their participation and benefits. ZA Bhutto gave us beautiful slogans without devising the tools and the ways to make them reality therefore these slogans endsup just a personal vendeta. We call him a great leader and the Bhutto's dynasty is based on him but there are severe and dangerous questions about his vision.

    Our memories are short, we easily and at convenience forget everything, was Nationalisation, Devaluation of Currency, Generic Policy for Medicines, Labor unions in the private owned industries without setting up any rule and regulation, Roti, Kapra or Makan were not the failures of ZA Bhutto and Mumtaz Bhutto was with him.

    So will be the case with Mr. 10%. We have already forgotten all the ills he brought to the country, family and to the nation during his wifes rule, just on the basis of a forged "WILL". We will forget all this what is happening today.

    We as a nation can't come out of problems unless we stop this sheepish attitude towards these so called leaders who do not posess any wisdom, understanding of the matters and issues let aside their education.

  • AamirRaz |

    Quote: "…Zardari’s meteoric assent from purgatory to the presidency…"

    Miracles do happen — even in today's world! :)

  • D2 |

    Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, alonside with his team was not a failure at all; His time (almost 5 years) cannot be matched by anyone from 1947 to date!

  • Barrister Ali K.Chis |

    “The Chaos that is rampant today is the consequence of not only Zardari’s unfitness for the job but also the concept of reconciliation” (unquote)

    I wonder what Ameer thinks of the quote? Secondly, could anyone remotely serious disagree with the politics of reconciliation..? I mean why anyone would censure about such politics? Obviously, the bugger is another Imran Khan aloof from everything or just acting naïve. I wonder what Mumtaz Bhutto a feudal himself would comment on his role when he was Chief Executive of Sind in 1973 (correct the dates) ? First Language Riots in Sind happened in his tenure apart from repeated POONAM statements which had been beyond imagination.

    For how long would we wait and watch these feudal replace one-and-another?

    A Questionnaire for Mumtaz Bhutto. Did he resigned when a girl from Nazimabad, Karachi was picked up presumably at his orders in early 1970's?

  • Aamir Mughal |

    Ethnic Bigot and a Known Time Server Sardar Mumtaz Ali Khan Bhutto.

    Dear Dr Sahab,

    Let me take all of you to the not very distant Past of Sardar Mumtaz Ali Khan Bhutto:

    s per the News International dated February 16, 2008, Saturday.

    He alleged that PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari was ready to strike deals with the PML-N, the MQM and even President Pervez Musharraf. Mumtaz Bhutto said begging for votes, in the name of the blood of Benazir Bhutto, was against the sacrifice she had rendered. They should pursue her killers and expose them before the nation, he told the PPP leaders. [1]

    LETS HAVE A LOOK AT SARDAR MUMTAZ BHUTTO'S DARK PAST:

    Sardar Mumtaz Ali Khan Bhutto was amongst those notorious Five Uncles i.e Ghulam Mustafa Khar {Lion of Punjab}, Mumtaz Ali Bhutto {Dahesar}, Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi {as per Dawn News last night TV Show involved in Mehran Bank Scandal}, and Maulana Kausar Niazi {Maulana Whiskey and a former Deputy of Maulana Mawdoodi}, Abdul Hafeez Peerzada {Sohna Munda} of Late. Ms. Benazir Bhutto who betrayed the widow Ms. Nusrat Bhutto after the Judicial Murder of Zoulfiqar Ali Bhutto by General Zia, Maudoodi, Jamat-e-Islami, USA, Henry Kissinger and last but not the least Judiciary in 1979. They left her high and dry when they were needed and many amongst those Uncles of Benazir Bhutto were helped by e.g. Ghulam Mustaf Khar, Lt. General Retd. Faiz Ali Chishti [the backbone of General Zia's Martial Law and nowadays a Pseudo Claimant of Restoration of Democarcy under the banner of Nondescript Ex Servicemen Society].

    Mumtaz Bhutto's loved Zoulfiqar Bhutto so much that only after a few days of ZAB's Murder, both Mumtaz and Hafeez Peerzada got married [Courtesy Monthly Herald Pakisatn Divided They Stand by Mazhar Abbas Issue of January 2008].

    Mumtaz Bhutto loved late Ms. Benazir Bhutto so much that after the dismissal of her second government [1993-1996] by PPP elected President Tumandar Sardar Farooq Ahmed Khan Laghari, he joined the Caretaker Chief Minister of Sindh under President Laghri in 1996 so much for the love of Ms. Bhutto.

    Another such bufoon is self proclaimed analyst and thinker Irshad Ahmed Haqqani [A member of Jamat-e-Islami and Columnist of Daily Jang] and very worried about PPP Internal Politics he is also an apologist for Ex Servicemen Society specifically for Lt. General Hamid Gul for his alleged role in the formation of IJI in 1988-1990 and playing part. He says that Mr Hamid Gul may please be forgiven. What about his past he also served under Farooq Laghari's Caretaker Cabinet in 1996 so much for the principled stand of Irshad Ahmed Haqqani.

    Note:

    1- PPP exploiting Benazir’s name: SNF chief By our correspondent Saturday, February 16, 2008

    http://thenews.jang.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=96

    Ghulam Mustafa Khar {Lion of Punjab}, Mumtaz Ali Bhutto {Dahesar}, Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi {Dabba}, and Maulana Kausar Niazi {Maulana Whiskey and a former Deputy of Maulana Mawdoodi}, Abdul Hafeez Peerzada {Sohna Munda} are one of those 5 Uncles of Benazir Bhutto, on whose hands you would find blood of Zoulfiqar Ali Bhutto.

  • stupid man |

    I hate Zardari now, but I hated MB since ever. Old man can wait for Izreal to take him away from us. Did he accepted any office under a dictator?

  • Aamir Mughal |

    As far as I know, they have always blamed General Zia ul Haq and now officially the judiciary. [D2]

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    Dear Sir,

    I wonder if you have read Mumtaz Bhutto's book "The Confederation" which he had written during the Martial Law of General Zia and that too in his Jail Cell and that book was easliy available during those days. My only question is as how that book got out during a Martial Law??? The same Mumtaz in 1996 joined Farooq Laghari government [I wonder why did the army tolerate such an extreme Racist and that too in a caretaker setup???]

    Complete background is as under:

    Who Killed Bhuttos?

    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2008/10/who-kill

    I wonder what Mumtaz Bhutto a feudal himself would comment on his role when he was Chief Executive of Sind in 1973 (correct the dates) ? First Language Riots in Sind happened in his tenure apart from repeated POONAM statements which had been beyond imagination. [Barrister Ali K.Chishti]

    Dear Barrister Sahab,

    Complete background of this Menace of Ethnic Hate is as under:

    Politics of Ethnicity – 1

    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2008/12/politics

    Politics of Ethnicity – 2

    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2008/12/politics

  • Aamir Mughal |

    Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, alonside with his team was not a failure at all; His time (almost 5 years) cannot be matched by anyone from 1947 to date! [D2]

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    Dear Sir,

    How would you judge Mr Bhutto's step to appoint the Infamous Butcher of Baluchistan and then Butcher of Bangladesh i.e. General Tikka Khan, as Cheif of the Army Staff and the same Tikka Khan also ended up as PPP General Secretary?????

    why did not the PPP Government in the past (2 times) [D2]

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    Beacuse of this:

    After Benazir Bhutto's Death – 11

    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2008/11/after-be

    NOTE: On August 9, 1990, another one of the country’s short-lived experiments with democracy came to an end. While “The Empire Strikes Back” published in the August 1990 issue of the Herald describes the events that took place on the day of Benazir Bhutto’s ouster, “The Invisible War (See Herald Monthly Issue of January 2008, page 87), printed in the same issue, provides an analysis of the factors that led to the sacking of her government. [Courtesy Monthly Herald Pakistan January 2008, page 84-85-86]

    The Invisible War by Abbas Nasir [Monthly Herald January 2008]

    However, on coming to power, Ms Bhutto secured one of the few concessions from the military establishment when she successfully pushed for the removal from the Inter Services Intelligence Directorate of its then Director General Major General Hamid Gul and his Assistant Director General (Internal Security) Brigadier Imtiaz Ahmad. But the removal of Hamid Gul had sting in its tail. Ms Bhutto was not chastened by the fact that the military had forced her to allow the promotion of the ISI strongman, or his posting to the strategically important corps in Multan. Following the appointment as DG of a Benazir nominee, Lt. General (Retd) Shamsur Rehman Kallue, the powers of the Political Cell of the ISI, working in the guise of the Internal Security (IS), were drastically curtailed. However a serving Major General, Khalid Latif Mughal was posted to run the Afghanistan and Kashmir policies. Mughal, formally, and Hamid Gul informally, continued to have a major say in both these spheres.

    Read the details…

    After Benazir Bhutto's Death – 11

    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2008/11/after-be

  • Aamir Mughal |

    Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, alonside with his team was not a failure at all; His time (almost 5 years) cannot be matched by anyone from 1947 to date! [D2]

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    Dear Sir,

    Sorry, you are wrong again.

    Main Features in post below answer you several questions:

    Sardar Mumtaz Ali Khan Bhutto was with Mr Bhutto in all this:

    1 – HYDERABAD CONSPIRACY CASE.

    2 – MIR BËZANJO ARRESTED.

    3 – DISMISSAL OF MIR BEZANJOAND SARDAR ATTA ULLAH MENGAL.

    4 – BHUTTO UNHAPPY WITH MIR BEZANJO.

    Zardari is Miserably Imitating Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of 70s – 2

    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2009/02/zardari-

  • Aamir Mughal |

    Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi {as per Dawn News last night TV Show involved in Mehran Bank Scandal},[Aamir Mughal]

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    Minor Correction:

    That Dawn News Program was telecast repeatedly [twice] before Feb 2008 General Eelections, and it was about ISI and Establishment's tinkering with the Election Process [Read Manipulation and Rigging by using Secret Funds and a petition for this is still pending in the Surpeme Court of Pakistan since 1996].

    Prominent Participants in that Program were:

    Aslam Beg [Ex COAS]

    Hamid Gul [EX Chief of ISI and MI]

    Asad Durrani [EX Chief of ISI and MI]

    Brigadier Imtiaz [EX number 2 of ISI and then DG of IB]

    Major Masood Sharif Khan Khattak [Ex Chief of IB]

    Ehtisham Zamir [Ex number 2 of ISI and created PML-Q, PPP – Patriot]

  • Aamir Mughal |

    Secondly, By any law when somebody is murdered (in this case assasinated) the biggest suspect or suspects are those who benefit the most; If you have no knowledge of law then your common sense will do just fine. [D2]

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    Dear Sir,

    I belong to the area [Jacobabad] which is very near to Larkana and I know what happen in those area. May I ask where was that Knowledge of Law of Sardar Mumtaz Ali Khan Bhutto [as per wikipedia – He gots his 'barrister' digree from Lincoln's Inn on 1959 & 'master' digree on 1963 from Oxford University United Kingdom.] when Mumtaz Sahab ordered the kidnapping of Late Jan Mohammad Abbasi [Jamat-e-Islami] just before the election in 1977 [please dont get confused I am not the supporter of Jamat-e-Islami and i9f you dont believe check with Dr Awab]

  • D2 |

    Firstly, Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto is not a racist; But if he belongs to a great race, that is totally different. When he became the Governor of Sindh in 1971, in his first press conference he was asked about the issues between Sindhis, Urdu-Speaking, New Sindhis and Non-Sindhis. He replied by saying he does not recognize any such difference, everyone is equal and everyone is a Sindhi in Sindh.

    Secondly, none of the people you mentioned have even been accused in the article 'Who killed the Bhuttos?'

    Thirdly, the Confederation is merely a constitution plan based on the promise that was made to the provinces (then called states) and for that too he was accused of breaking the country in the Zia era. But now everyone accepts the fact more power to the provinces.

    Coming to the issue of Genral Tikka Khan, honestly I do not know much of him. But if what you say is true about him, then it was Zulfiqar Ali Bhuttos mistake, just like his mistake of appointing Zia ul Haq.

    My question was 'If the people you mentioned on whose hands you find blood of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, why did not the PPP Government in the past (2 times), and now the present PPP Government arrest or atleast file a case against them?' And you have replied me with 'After Benazir Bhutto’s Death' and what happened in 1990. It does not mention anywhere where these people you have accused were not arrested or atleast accused!

    And now coming to the Bezanjo and the Mengal issues; Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto in the 70s was first the Governor and then the Chief Minister of Sindh, therefore had no say in the Balouchistan issues. And even if he a hand in what you say, Mr. Bezanjo and Mr. Mengal would have never joined POONAM with him, and Mr. Mengal and Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto would have never been the friends that they are now.

    Lastly, his knowledge of law has always remained with him in memory and in practice, you mind your's; he never ordered any kidnaping.

  • Aamir Mughal |

    Coming to the issue of Genral Tikka Khan, honestly I do not know much of him. But if what you say is true about him, then it was Zulfiqar Ali Bhuttos mistake, just like his mistake of appointing Zia ul Haq. [D2]

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    Dear Sir,

    On GENERAL – THE BUTCHER LATE. TIKKA KHAN [EX Chief of the Army Staff and later Defence Minister and then Peoples Party's Secretary General.

    1 – Baluchistan, Baluch and Myth of Martial Race.

    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2008/10/baluchis

    2 – Ethnic Nationalism, Islam and Fall of Dhaka.

    http://chagataikhan.blogspot.com/2008/10/ethnic-n

    Lastly, his knowledge of law has always remained with him in memory and in practice, you mind your’s; he never ordered any kidnaping. [D2]

    Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, alonside with his team was not a failure at all; His time (almost 5 years) cannot be matched by anyone from 1947 to date! [D2]

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    Zulfikar Ali Bhutto BY LATE. KHALID HASAN [A PPPIAN]

    http://www.khalidhasan.net/2008/09/23/zulfikar-al

    The fact is that Bhutto was a centralist, not a federalist. He believed that a country should have only one central figure as leader and all power should flow from him. It is a tragedy that a man with Bhutto’s intelligence, education and sense of history did not appreciate that Pakistan could only survive as a federal state in the classical sense, with the units or the provinces enjoying the maximum autonomy. After all, East Pakistan had seceded because the central government in the West wing was not willing to part with power and concede the amount of autonomy that the leaders and people of East Pakistan had demanded from the day Pakistan was born. Bhutto could not abide rival claimants to power, even if they were elected to their office. He could not manage to work with the two opposition-run governments in Quetta and Peshawar and squeezed them out. In my view, that was his undoing. Had the National Awami Party-led coalitions been allowed to remain in power, there could have been no question of a coup. Bhutto forgot that power, in order to be kept, must be dispersed.

    Niazi wrote that the “first angled brick” to the house that Bhutto built was laid by the “unanimous and unopposed” election of the Prime Minister himself. This less than laudable example, he went on to write, was followed by his Chief Ministers and some other PPP leaders in the four provinces, especially Sindh and Punjab. The news of Bhutto’s “unopposed” election (his rival Jan Muhammad Abbasi of the Jamaat-e-Islami having been kidnapped earlier to keep him from filing his papers) was released to the national press by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The Secretary, Masood Nabi Noor, CSP, had also supplied the Prime Minister’s picture with three captions that had been lifted from Kim il Sung’s book. Newspapers had been requested to use one of the three. The Dawn turned the tables on the Ministry by printing the picture of the Prime Minister on the front page, underscored by not one but all three captions. I remember telling a friend in London after hearing of the Abbasi kidnapping and the “unopposed” election, that a candidate should have been paid to run against the Prime Minister in case he was genuinely being elected unopposed.

  • rhea |

    Bless you Ruud! i thoroughly second that. We all know where Mr Bhutto's words are coming from: a well called revenge. articles like these are truly a vent for personal emotions. my only response to something like this would be backing Ruud.. yes, it's time the people started playing a part in the "change" they want for themselves. if we believe we restored the judges thru people power then why don't we start owning our muhallas and start getting their issues fixed? how about being a part of the solution than only the problem?

    secondly, it's high time we stopped picking on Zardari for his past and casting all blame on him. from poverty to drone attacks, he's responsible for everything. we really do suffer from short-term memory as a nation. all these things he's muddling through are years of inherited corruption and failed institutions. so instead of making him the scapegoat, a donkey to pin the tail on… move on, grow up and behave like a responsible citizen of a truly democratic state. own your country and you'll the change. one man alone can't clean up all the dirty laundry.

  • MUNIB |

    "Secondly, could anyone remotely serious disagree with the politics of reconciliation.."

    If we reconcile with a daaku and allow him to half-loot a BANK does it mean we can claim . . . SEE HOW WISELY I SAVED HALF BANK by reconciliation ???

    Chisti saheb, reconciliation is done on principles, on BETTERMENT of some people. Reconciliation doesnt mean two thieves joining hands to plunder and share the fruits.

    Enough of fooling with this word "mufahimat" . . .

  • D2 |

    Reconciliation for the PPP is to have everyone on their side, so that there is nobody to oppose their 'pulao politics' and corruption.

    Reconciliation for the MQM is no to avail an oppurtunity to always have a share in the government, no matter who they are!

  • sikander |

    On 4th April 1979, a dictator Zia Ul Haq oversaw a judicial murder of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. We must not let this kind of thing happen again and the only way to stop us from repeating history is by not forgetting history.

    http://real-politique.blogspot.com

    By Sikander Hayat

  • A J SADIQ |

    Let me tell you all that these Bhutto's were and are a bunch of FRAUDS and they along with Mumtaz Bhutto made fool of every body and plundered the wealth of this Nation to no limits.We always say that we need to educate our people but what opinion do you have of the so called educated lot,most of them are cheats and oppurtunist.May Wrath Of Allah be on all such people (Amen)

  • Ehtesham ulhaq |

    A J SADIQ; you might be right in your own though but I would never say Bhutto's or any other Pakistani leader was ever a FRAUD or a cheat. Yes, ourcourse, there is difference of opinion or i would say we see the same thing with different angels/view. ZA Bhutto was sure not in this class you are referring to. He gave too much to Pakistan during his short tenure. What else he could do? Yes, there were some problems some of his policies were failed and there are valid reasons behind these failure but not the cheat or fraud. Masses were not educated about the system he was after, some of his ministers were not upto the mark.

    I am a pro Nawaz but I would not say that our President is not upto the mark. You know how many stories we have heard about G I Khan, but when he became the President of Pakistan who can challenge his sincerity and honesty to our Nuclear programs. ( I mentioned only Nuclear program as we don't know much but it was a very common issue of concern).

    After reaching to a certain level people get changed but the people who let short of their ambitions they are left only with the stories to tell, so is the case with Mumtaz Bhutto. He could not achieve his targets instead someone else has got it, that's why he is trying to justify himself.

    Normal with the human nature.

  • A J SADIQ |

    Dear Ehtesham ul Haq.First of all I would like to tell you that I am really impressed the way you replied to my last comments,I wish this is the type of tolerence we need to develop as a Nation despite the fact that we may not agree with each other.

    I may like to say that in my life time,I did vote twice,firstly for ZAB and last time it was Nawaz,but to be frank I have lost faith in our politicians,and I think there are so many reasons for this and I believe there is no use to get into any kind of argument.

    May Allah Protect us from all evils (Amen)