Quetta (Saturday, December 29)–Different Hazara political organizations and social leaders have expressed profound grief over the martyrdom of former Pakistani Prime Minister and the Chairperson Pakistan People’s Party, Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, in an attack on the party rally in Rawalpindi. In different condolence statements they have sympathized with the bereaved family and its lovers and all Pakistan Peoples Party workers.
In a press release, Secretary General of Hazara Students Federation (HSF), Musa Koshani, said that Benazir’s assassination would be an irreparable loss for Pakistan, and Pakistan may not find a leader of her caliber in centuries. Also, he said, “Mohtarama had all the characteristics for perfect democracy. She was a ‘Walking Democracy.'” He also mentioned that her assassination shows that no one is safe in the current security situation of the country. HSF condoled with Asif Zardari, the spouse of Benazir; Bilawal, her elder son; and the rest of the family.
Meanwhile, Hazara Democratic Party (HDP), in a press release, described Bhutto’s tragic assassination a “great loss” for Pakistan and democracy. The party called Bhutto’s assassination a conspiracy to discontinue the democracy in the country. Benazir was a leader of international stature and the vacuum created by her martyrdom would never be filled.The statement read, “The Party fully shares the grief of the Bhutto family and prays for Benazir’s departed soul.”
Different other political and social leaders and workers including, Colonel Younas Changezi, Syed Abbas Shah, Syed Talib Agha and others expressed their sorrow on the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.