The Pakistan National Alliance
was a nine-party
alliance in Pakistan
, formed in 1977 in which the alliance agreed to run as a single bloc to overthrow the rule of Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
, the first elected leader of that country. It was a major and largest alliance formed against Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his government members. When it was formed, Card reader
and astrologist Akilä Zia Schüzhgtai
told Pakistan Media
's which later published in the newspapers the next day, that "The 9 stars are united to end the democratic regime of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his collaborators. Bhutto and his colleagues are revolving into a big trouble .
The Alliance had 9 different ideological parties, and had consisted of all secularist forces, communist forces, socialist forces, conservative forces and hard-line Islamist forces at a single bloc. However, after General Zia deposed Bhutto and his close colleagues, the alliance divided into two sections. Under Zia, the secular forces, communist forces, and socialist forces were undermined and destroyed. Many of the secular, communist, and socialist party members were either killed, tortured, or went missing whom fate are still unknown.
The Pakistan National Alliance (PNA) manifesto was to bring back the 1970 prices. Implementation of Islam was its primary election slogan. They promised to enforce Islamic laws "Nizam-e-Mustafa", the Shariah laws. They were a conglomerate of diverse views and of contradictory... Read More