1977 in Pakistan

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1977
in
Pakistan
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See also: Other events of 1977
List of years in Pakistan


Events[edit]

  • 10 January - Nine opposition parties form joint election forum, Pakistan National Alliance (PNA).
  • 7 March - Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's political party Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) wins elections. PPP wins 155, PNA 35 seats out of 200. Soon afterwards riots erupt over allegations of vote-rigging by the PPP.[1]
  • 1 July - Friday is announced weekly holiday, replacing Sunday.
  • 5 July - Pakistan's army led by General Zia ul-Haq stages a military coup and seizes power. Martial law is enforced and the Constitution suspended.[2]
  • 14 August - Pakistan celebrates 30 years of independence.
  • 17 September - Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is arrested under martial law orders.
  • 2 October - General Muhammad Zia ul-Haq bans all opposition; political activities are banned.

Sports[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Births[edit]

  • 5 June - Sayyed Aamir Ali, educationist, writer and columnist
  • 4 December - Shahid Nazir, cricketer

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