KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari paid tributes to 11 martyrs of Movement for the Restoration of Democracy (MRD) who were allegedly gunned down on this day in 1983 in Khairpur Nathan Shah town of Dadu District.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the PPP chairman said that these brave party workers fought valiantly against the dictatorship in the 1983 MRD Movement led by Shaheed Benazir Bhutto and they sacrificed their lives for the democratic struggle.
Bilawal said that PPP workers along with other democratic workers waged a historic movement for the restoration of democracy in 1983 and 1986, offering unmatched and unforgettable sacrifices.
The PPP chairman said that all those martyrs will remain in the hearts and minds of the party leadership and workers forever.
It may be recalled that a dozen of PPP workers were allegedly gunned down by General Zia’s regime in Khairpur Nathan Shah town on September 12, 1983.