Mumtaz Bhutto - Political Career

Political Career

Bhutto became a member of the National assembly at the age of 32 years on 5 March 1965. When he and his cousin Zulfikar Ali Bhutto announced for a new political party 'Pakistan Peoples Party' PPP on 30 March 1967, and he also became the founding member and principal executive committee member of the Party. He and his cousin Zulfikar Ali Bhutto fought the election of 17 March 1970 against Ayoub Khuhro and Qazi Fazalullah. He got a huge victory against Qazi Fazalullah. His cousin became the 1st democractically elected Prime Minister of Pakistan and Bhutto became Governor on 24 December 1971, then Chief Minister of Sindh Province on 1 May 1972. His cousin always used to call him, a "talented cousin".

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