PPP’s founding member died: Why Mubashir Hasan left PPP?
Veteran politician and one founding members of PPP Dr Mubashir Hasan died on 14 March 2020 in Lahore . He was 98.
Pakistan Peoples Party was founded by Former Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and its foundation stone was laid in Dr Hasan’s house back in 1967 in Gulberg Lahore , He was one of the main pillars of the party and served many years of his life with utmost passion and sincerity ,
Dr Mubashir Hasan was elected as a member of national assembly in 1970 and served as finance minister in Bhutto’s cabinet from 1971 – 1974 ,
He was a helping hand to Bhutto as he helped him in establishing the Ministry of Science in 1972 and was allocated to arrange funding for Pakistan’s nuclear project , Dr Hassan was also one of the member of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan ( HRCP) , and served as the finance minister in Bhutto’s cabinet.
Later on differences started to rise which resulted in leaving the party and Dr Hasan joined Ghanwa Bhutto’s PPP – shaheed Bhutto , He got the Punjab Presidency of Ghinwa’s party which he resigned three years ago.
Dr Mubashir Hasan was under treatment for last three days in Lahore in his own residence and died today , His funeral was at Bagh-e- Rehmat, Bhatta Chowk,
Abbas Hassan nephew of Mubashir Hassan said that due to the outrageous break of Coronavirus ”there may not be a formal qul, but will hold a memorial later ” .
The PPP’ s Punjab chapter expressed condolences on Dr Hasan’s death and the chapter’s President Qamar Zaman Kaira gave his statement by saying ” Hasan became the voice of the oppressed” adding that his services will always be remembered.
Why Dr Hasan left Zulifqar Ali Bhutto?
In 1974 , Dr Hasan resigned from the federal cabinet thrice but Bhutto did not accept his resignation , In October 1974, just when the federal cabinet was to take the fresh oath he left Pakistan and moved to Egypt and joined his brother there,
Dr Hasan supported Pakistan National Alliance (PNA) and he also supported Ghawa Bhuto the opposite party. He supported military at a very large extent and PPP faced loss during that course ,
Dr Mubashir Hasan three years ago gave a statement saying ” Benazir and Bilawal have turned the PPP upside down ” as he was clearly not happy with their ideology and perceptions .