Bilawal Bhutto, the young son of Asif Ali Zardari and the late Benazir Bhutto is accompanying is father on a trip to India to meet with PM Manmohan Singh and a few others. A lunch meeting might bring him together with Rahul Gandhi.
While they might have several things in common on the surface, they are mostly on paper. Bilawal is just 24, having only just started to take an active role in politics in Pakistan. Rahul, on the other hand, has already seen a fair share of a political roller coaster and has been actively involved with the party for almost a decade.
In this video interview of Indira Gandhi in 1971, she discusses the Bangladesh partition.
In December the same year, Pakistan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, met the UN to discuss a ceasefire between the two countries. The council continued deliberations for four days. By the time proposals were finalised, Pakistan’s forces in the East had surrendered and the war had ended, making the measures merely academic. Bhutto, frustrated by the failure of the resolution and the inaction of the United Nations, delivered this frustrated speech at the UN’s Security Council: