Benazir Bhutto Early life
Bhutto was born in the Pakistani city of Karachi on June 21, 1953. His father was the politician Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his mother was an Iranian Kurdish mother, Begum Nusrat Ispahani.
Zulfikar was the son of Shah Nawaz Bhutto, a prominent politician who served as prime minister of the state of Junagadh. The Bhutto was aristocratic and powerful landowners of Sindh who were Sunni Muslims. Although Nusrat was born into a Shiite Muslim family before becoming his marriage to Sunnism.
The couple had married in September 1951, and their first daughter was Benazir.
His three youngest children were: Murtaza (born 1954), Sanam (1957) and Shahnawaz (1958).Childrens
Zulfikar inherited the family’s property when Shah Nawaz died in 1957, making him extremely rich. Benazir’s first language was Englis: I spoke Urdu less frequently as a child and barely spoke the local Sindhi language. Initially, Benazir attended Lady Jennings’s nursery in Karachi.
She was then sent to the Convent of Jesus and Mary in Karachi and from there to the Convent of Jesus and Mary, an internship in Murree. Murree is near the border with India and during the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war. Bhutto and the other students underwent air raid practices.
During his exams in December 1968, Bhutto passed his O levels with high marks. Throughout his youth, Bhutto idolized his father and, in turn. Encouraged his educational development in violation of traditional approaches to women, which were then dominant.
Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan (1953-2007), during a turbulent existence that ended his murder, was the first woman democratically elected leader of a Muslim country.
Bhutto returned to Pakistan in 1977 and was arrested at his home after the military coup of General Mohammad Ziaul-Haq overthrew his father’s government.
A year after Chief of Army Zia ul-Haq became president in 1978, Elder Bhutto was hanged on charges of authorizing the murder of an opponent after his conviction. She inherited her father’s PPP leadership.
Move to England
In 1980, when Bhutto’s son, Shahnawaz, was killed in his apartment in the Riviera in 1980, there was more family tragedy. The family insisted that he was poisoned, but no charges were filed. Another brother, Murtaza, died in 1996 (when his sister was in power) in a shooting with the police in Karachi.
He moved to England in 1984, becoming the leader of the PPP’s joint exile, then, on April 10, 1986. He returned to Pakistan to begin a national movement for ‘open elections’.
On December 18, 1987, in Karachi, he married a rich landowner, Asif Ali Zardari. The couple had three children: Bilawal’s son and his two daughters, Bakhtawar and Aseefa.
After President Musharraf granted his amnesty for all corruption charges, Bhutto returned to Pakistan on October 18, 2007, opening the way for his return and a possible agreement to share power.
After eight years in exile, Bhutto’s return home was struck by a suicide attack that killed 136 people. He survived at the moment of impact behind his armored vehicle only after crouching.
Bhutto said it was the “blackest day” in Pakistan when Musharraf declared a state of emergency on November 3 and threatened to take his followers to the streets in mass demonstrations. He was placed under house arrest on November 9. Four days later, Bhutto requested his resignation. Dec has been removed from the emergency rule.
The mystery of Death
The mystery of Death Bhutto was killed on December 27, 2007, after the election campaign, when a murderer shot and then was immolated. The attack also killed another 28 and wounded another 100 at least.
The attacker attacked in the city of the Rawalpindi garrison, 8 miles south of Islamabad. A few minutes after Bhutto made his way to a concentration of thousands of followers.
He died after hitting his head with part of the sunroof of his vehicle, not as a result of bullets or shrapnel, said a spokesman for the Interior Ministry of Pakistan. President Musharraf said he had requested a group of British detectives from Scottish Yard to help investigate the murder of Bhutto.
The current Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir B received the last respects of hundreds of thousands of mourners. Three days of mourning declared by Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.
The funeral was attended by Bhutto’s husband, Asif Ali Zardari, their three children, and Sanam’s mother. Bhutto was buried with his son, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the first popularly elected prime minister of Pakistan who was later executed by hanging.