July 5th 1977 was the day the bloodshed of democracy took place: Zardari

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Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari termed the 5th of July, 1977 as the day that the “bloodshed of democracy” took place. On this date, a military coup was imposed by then Chief of Army Staff General Zia-ul-Haq, which ousted Zulfikar Ali Bhutto from his office as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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