Benazir Bhutto Road

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The Murree Road in Rawalpindi, as viewed from a footbridge while the construction work on Committee Chowk Underpass is being carried out in the background.

Benazir Bhutto Road, alternatively known as Murree Road (Urdu: مری روڈ), is a major road that runs from Islamabad and Rawalpindi to Murree in Pakistan. It has been a hot spot for various political and social events. Nala Lai is located along the road in Rawalpindi. History describes that Nala Lai's water was pure enough to wash clothes, but now it has become polluted with waste water from all sources including factories and houses. Liaquat National Bagh (Park), famous place for political gatherings as well as being the site of the assassinations of two former prime ministers and bystanders is also located along the Murree Road.

On 22 May 2008, it was renamed Benazir Bhutto Road by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.,[1] but is still referred to by many as Murree Road. It is 1.56 km long.


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