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November 8, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
President Farooq Leghari dismissed the legislature of a southern province two days after firing Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and her government. Bhutto, her Cabinet and the National Assembly were ousted Tuesday after Leghari accused her of sponsoring police death squads, allowing rampant corruption and bringing Pakistan to the brink of bankruptcy. No reason was given for the removal of the Sindh provincial legislature, which was controlled by Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party.
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November 8, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
President Farooq Leghari dismissed the legislature of a southern province two days after firing Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and her government. Bhutto, her Cabinet and the National Assembly were ousted Tuesday after Leghari accused her of sponsoring police death squads, allowing rampant corruption and bringing Pakistan to the brink of bankruptcy. No reason was given for the removal of the Sindh provincial legislature, which was controlled by Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party.
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January 13, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
President Zia ul-Haq announced Saturday that elections will be held Feb. 25 to replace the Parliament disbanded in 1977 with the imposition of martial law, which is still in force. In a nationwide broadcast, Zia said the elections to the National Assembly, the lower house of Parliament, will be followed on Feb. 28 by voting for legislatures of Pakistan's four provinces--Punjab, Sind, Baluchistan, and North-West Frontier.
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