KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has paid glowing tributes to the 16 martyrs of Punhal Chandio in Shaheed Benazirabad who were brutally killed by dictatorial regime of Zia during MRD struggle on September 29, 1983.
In his message on the 34th martyrdom anniversary, the PPP Chairman said that PPP workers fought valiantly against the dictator regime of Zia and sacrificed even their lives during movement for restoration of democracy.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that PPP leadership and workers always remember their fallen comrades and those who suffered at the hands of martial administration and their remnants. “Our martyrs will remain in our hearts and minds forever,” he added.
It may be recalled that sixteen PPP workers were martyred during MRD movement on September 29, 1983 at village Punhal Khan Chandio Taluka Sakrand in Shaheed Benazirabad district. The martyrs were: Tharoo Chandio, Rajab Ali Chandio, Ali Sher Chandio, Ghulam Mustafa Chandio, Peer Bux Chandio, Uris Chandio, Siddique Chandio, Gulab Chandio, Hashim Khaskheli, Janab Khaskheli, Meero Khaskheli, Ali Gul Khaskheli, Mohammad Ramzan Khaskheli, Mehboob Ali Solangi, Allah Rakhio Solangi and Hussain Bux Manganhar.