No doubt a great leader he was yet some actions of his were still against him. His slogan of “Udher tum idher Hum”, really affects his public. Bhutto ke akhri din by Rafi-Uddin.; 1 edition; First published in ; People: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Bhutto Ke Aakhri Din By Karnal Rafi ud Din. ideas about Political Books. Bhutto k akhari Din Urdu Political Book. Political BooksUrdu NovelsStories.
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Urdu Book – Last Days of Bhutto; Pure
Now share the story Too bad. True, Rafi gives a very detailed account of the security arrangements, of Bhutto’s visitors, and how many times his wife Nusrat or daughter Benazir met him. The only new aspect which emerges is that General Zia-ul-Haq, in league with the Pakistani Army establishment, had decided to deliberately humiliate aakhfi Bhuttos.
The warders aaihri the strecher and brought him where he had to be hanged. Do You Like This Story? Even sections of the Indian press had reproduced much of it. Two warders lifted him from his arms while the two other lifted his legs. His bands were placed behind his back and he was handcuffed again.
More in the manner of a bureaucrat, the colonel sticks to what he had observed as the security in-charge. But the book disappoints, failing to shed any new light either on Bhutto’s security in Rawalpindi jail or about his state of mind during those last tense days.
Certain incidents about how Benazir and her mother were treated by jail authorities is shocking and reflects an attitude of vindictiveness.
One specific instance is when Benazir was stopped from taking a birthday cake to her father’s cell. While he was being taken out of the cell, his waist was almost touching the ground.
His shirt was crushed under the warders’ shoes. But he provides no new insight into the Bhutto murder case which eventually led to the former prime minister’s hanging.
Book review: Colonel Rafiuddin’s ‘Bhutto Ke Akhri 323 Din’
Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Still, Colonel Diin account is poignant and moving. September 5, Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments. In fact, most of these details had already appeared in the Pakistani press in bits and pieces.
A few moments later I moved close to his body which was shaking with the jerk but I could feel that he was already dead. Meanwhile, hangman Tara Bjutto covered his face with a mask. A warder helped him to stand on a wooden plank. Excerpt The jail superintendent ordered four warders to lift Bhutto.
Rafi’s first-hand narrative was expected to be revelatory in many ways. The book falls short.
Soon he was handcuffed.