Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed Bhutto)

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Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed Bhutto)
پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی (شہید بھٹو)
Sindhi nameپاڪستان پيپلزپارٽي شهيدڀٽو
LeaderGhinwa Bhutto
Historical leaderMurtaza Bhutto 
Founded1997 (1997)
Split fromPakistan Peoples Party
Democratic socialism
Left-wing populism
Left-wing nationalism
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationGrand Democratic Alliance
Election symbol
Victory sign[1]
Party flag

The Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed Bhutto) (Sindhi: پيپلزپارٽي شهيدڀٽو) (abbreviated as PPP-SB) is a political party in Pakistan and one of three breakaway factions of the old Pakistan Peoples Party. The party is currently headed by Ghinwa Bhutto, the widow of Murtaza Bhutto.

In December 2012, Ghinwa Bhutto stated that her stepdaughter Fatima Bhutto would contest in the 2013 general elections for a seat in the National Assembly on behalf of the Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed Bhutto). Fatima was not present on the occasion, although Fatima is known for her outspoken public stance in the past where she had several times expressed no desire to run for public office, ruling a political career out "entirely because of the effect of dynasties on Pakistan" (referring to the Bhutto family's involvement in politics that has continued through generations of the family) and nowadays it is generally accepted that the PTI has taken over the old PPP-SB cadres.[2]


  1. ^ "ECP allots election symbols to 23 political parties". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 4 August 2023. Retrieved 5 September 2023.
  2. ^ "Destiny?: Fatima Bhutto to contest next elections". The Express Tribune. 1 December 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2013.

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