Pakistan's troubled political history : (1971 - 2011)

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  • War between Pakistan and India that led to the creation of Bangladesh

    War between Pakistan and India that led to the creation of Bangladesh
  • Zia imposed Martial law and Bhutto put into imprisonment

    Zia imposed Martial law and Bhutto put into imprisonment
  • Z.A Bhutto hanged

    Z.A Bhutto hanged
  • General elections, Zia swon in as President.

    General elections, Zia swon in as President.
  • Zia's death in a plane crash

    Zia's death in a plane crash
  • Benazir Bhutto wins the general elections

    Benazir Bhutto wins the general elections
  • President Ghulam Ishaq Khan sacks Benazir and cabinet for corruption and abuse of power

     President Ghulam Ishaq Khan sacks Benazir and cabinet for corruption and abuse of power
  • Nawaz Sharif becomes PM

    Nawaz Sharif becomes PM
  • Nawaz Sharif governmissed dismissed by Ishaq Khan. Nenazir becomes PM again.

    Nawaz Sharif governmissed dismissed by Ishaq Khan. Nenazir becomes PM again.
  • Nawaz Sharif wins elections again. Benazir government sacked due to multiple controverisies.

    Nawaz Sharif wins elections again. Benazir government sacked due to multiple controverisies.
  • Army chief Pervez Musharraf seizes power in bloodless coup

    Army chief Pervez Musharraf seizes power in bloodless coup
  • Musharraf wins controversial referendum extending his rule for five more years

    Musharraf wins controversial referendum extending his rule for five more years
  • Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry suspended on charges of misconduct

     Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry suspended on charges of misconduct
  • The Laal Masjid tragedy begins resulting in bombings and militatnt attacks.

    The Laal Masjid tragedy begins resulting in bombings and militatnt attacks.
  • Supreme Court reinstates Chief Justice Chaudhry

    Supreme Court reinstates Chief Justice Chaudhry
  • Benzazir returns after 8 years of exile. Motocrade kills 139 people,

    Benzazir returns after 8 years of exile. Motocrade kills 139 people,
  • Benazir is killed in a gun and bomb attack after a rally in Rawalpindi.

    Benazir is killed in a gun and bomb attack after a rally in Rawalpindi.
  • President Musharraf resigns after fear of launch of impeachment against him

    President Musharraf resigns after fear of launch of impeachment against him
  • Parliament elects Asif Zaradari of PPP as President

    Parliament elects Asif Zaradari of PPP as President
  • Nawaz Sharif cleared of 9 year old hijacking conviction

    Nawaz Sharif cleared of 9 year old hijacking conviction
  • Worst floods in Pakistan killing more than 1,750 people.

    Worst floods in Pakistan killing more than 1,750 people.
  • India’s and Pakistan’s prime ministers meet during a World Cup

    India’s and Pakistan’s prime ministers meet during a World Cup
  • US special forces kills al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad.

    US special forces kills al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad.