10 Quotes from charismatic and fierce leader Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
On the day of 4th April , 1979 , Pakistan’s initially chosen Prime Minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, was executed on the requests of military despot General Ziaul Haq.
Prior to the news of his execution could even achieve his armies of devotees, Bhutto was laid to rest.
Bhutto was known for his red hot addresses and boisterous explanations. Here are some of the quotes :
-We(Pakistan) will eat grass, even go hungry, but we will get one of our own (Atom bomb)…. We have no other choice!
-If things do not change, there will be nothing left to change. Either power must pass to the people or everything will perish.
-Iam guiding you to seek truth from the facts of the historical conditions of our society and to identify the problems. The correct solutions will come with the correct identification of the problems.
“A dreaded society is not a civilized society. The most progressive and powerful society in the civilized sense, is a society which has recognized its ethos, and come to terms with the past and the present, with religion and science. With modernism and mysticism, with materialism and spirituality; a society free of tension, a society rich in culture. Such a society cannot come with hocus-pocus formulas and with fraud. It has to flow from the depth of a divine search”
“If the people wanted my head I would bow without demur. If I had lost the confidence or respect of the people I would not want to live. The tragedy of the drama is that the very opposite is true.”
“Lets build a monument for the veto. Lets build a monument for impotence and incapacity.”
“Mrs. [Indira] Gandhi can rightly boast of having won a war, but if she won it, she should first of all thank Yahya Khan and his gang of illiterate psychopaths.”
“I tried to explain that there was a great difference between me and Mujib [Rahiman]: he was a secessionist and I wasn’t.”