Karachi – A program was held in Arts Council Karachi to pay tribute to former governor of Balochistan and famous Baloch politician, Ghaus Baksh Bizenjo, on Tuesday.
Program was jointly organized by Arts Council of Pakistan and Mir Ghaus Baksh Bizenjo Yadgarai Committee.
Speaking at the event as Chief Guest, Chief Minister of Balochistan, Dr. Malik Baloch paid rich tributes to Baba-e-Balochistan, Ghaus Baksh Bizenjo.
“Baloch struggle has always been restricted to the extent of empty political slogans,” said Dr. Malik. He added, “Today Balochistan needs another Ghaus Baksh Bizenjo.”
Balochistan needs another Ghaus Baksh Bizenjo: Dr. Malik Baloch
Dr. Malik claimed that landmark 18th amendment was made possible due to political struggle of Ghaus Baksh Bizenjo and his fellows.
Event was presided over by Senator Hasil Bizenjo who is President of National Party and son of Ghaus Baksh Bizenjo.
Senator Hasil Bizenjo lamented that military operations are not the solution of Balochistan Problem.
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“Balochistan has been pushed 100 years back in time due to the current so-called militant struggle,” said Nawab Sanaullah Zehri, Senior minister of Balochistan and President of PML-N Balochistan chapter.
“Establishment of Pakistan is alert after fall of Dhaka, Today, one can’t get independence by getting few AK-47s from Russia,” said Nawab Zehri.
He further revealed that 34 member delegation of Balochistan assembly went to USA on directives of CM Balochistan.
Others who spoke at the occasion include Vice-president of National Party Tahir Bizenjo, Poetess and writer Fehmida Riaz, Engineer Hameed Baloch, Karachi Arts Council President Ahmed Shah, PILER President Qaramat Ali and anchorperson Mujahid Barelvi.
At the end of the event, CM Balochistan announced Rs. 2 million as donation for Arts council Karachi. However President of Arts council Karachi turned down the offer of Dr. Malik saying that people of Balochistan need this money more than his organization.
Published in The Balochistan Point on August 26, 2015