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April 12, marks completion of 36 years for signing 1973 constitution.

ISLAMABAD, 12 April 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- On April 12, 36 years ago President Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto signed the constitution of 1973 unanimously passed by then National Assembly making Pakistan a federal parliamentary democracy. According to Express News the most prominent characteristic of this Constitution was that it accommodated proposals from the opposition parties and hence almost all the major political parties of the country accepted it. The National Assembly approved the 1973 Constitution on April 10, 1973, and it came into effect on August 14. Bhutto took over as the Prime Minister of Pakistan from this date and Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry was appointed as the President of Pakistan. Two dictators have badly mutilated the constitution of Pakistan by introducing person specific amendments in it. Now a days countrys all political parties are agreed to purge the constitution from all unwanted amendments. PPP is striving hard to restore the constitution in its original shape. The parliament has already constituted special committee to finalize ways and means to cleanse it from person specific amendments.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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