Record sale of Benazir Bhutto's pictures

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Rawalpindi, Dec. 27 (ANI): On the eve of her first death anniversary, the sale of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's portraits and pictures, touched a record high.

The Rawalpindi city is flooded with the stalls selling Bhutto's pictures, however, the largest collection of Benazir Bhutto's pictures was available near Liaquat Bagh, where she was assassinated on December 27, 2007, The News reported.

Bhutto has acquired the status of 'heroine of democracy' in the Pakistan post her assassination.

"We can never forget our great leader who sacrificed her life for democracy," Yousaf Ali, a local visiting one of the stalls expressed his sentiments.

Another such purchaser was Saheen Khan who said, "I have a large collection of Benazir Bhutto's pictures, which I have displayed in my house."

Some of these picture stalls also put Benazir Bhutto's father, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto's pictures on display.

"I have been selling the photographs of Benazir Bhutto soon after her assassination and I will continue selling these for the rest of my life to pay homage to our great leader," an emotional stall owner, Ikram said. (ANI)

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