Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed Bhutto)

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The Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed Bhutto) (abbreviated as PPP-SB) is a political party in Pakistan and one of the breakaway factions of the old Pakistan Peoples Party. The party is currently headed by Ghinwa Bhutto, the widow of Murtaza Bhutto.

In December 2012, Ghinwa Bhutto stated that her stepdaughter Fatima Bhutto would contest in the 2013 general elections for a seat in the National Assembly on behalf of the Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed). Fatima was not present on the occasion, although Fatima is known for her outspoken public stance in the past where she had several times expressed no desire to run for public office, ruling a political career out "entirely because of the effect of dynasties on Pakistan" (referring to the Bhutto family's involvement in politics that has continued through generations of the family) and nowdays it is generally accpeted that the PTI has taken over the old PPP-SB cadres.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Destiny?: Fatima Bhutto to contest next elections". The Express Tribune. 1 December 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2013.