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She said that under the present fragile political situation, a political alliance similar to the Alliance for Restoration of Democracy (ARD) of 2002 could be formed under Nawaz Sharif. The ARD was created to oppose retired Gen Pervez Musharraf's rule and to campaign for a return to civilian rule. History was ...

Just before his death, he was the Chairman of Alliance for Restoration of Democracy (ARD) working for the restoration of democracy in Pakistan against Pervez Musharraf. He died on 26 September 2003 after being admitted to hospital in Islamabad, following a heart attack. He was 85 years old.
Nasrullah deftly succeeded in bringing the PML-N and PPP under the banner of the Alliance for Restoration of Democracy, and became its chairman. It is fresh in the minds of people that political parties and alliances have been persuading the army chiefs in the past for getting rid of elected governments.
He was also head of the Alliance for Restoration of Democracy formed during the Pervez Musharraf regime. In this capacity, he along with Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and other pro-democracy political forces led the struggle for the restoration of democracy. In his condolence message, former ...
Before that he also served as chairman of Alliance for Restoration of Democracy in late 1980s. As one of the PPP's well respected leaders, he led the party in the absence of Benazir Bhutto when she was on a self-exile after Pervez Musharraf targeted the party and its leaders in a bid to solidify his control on ...
In 2005, Rana Zahid Touseef had been fielded by the Alliance for Restoration of Democracy (ARD) and he defeated PML-Q candidate Ghulam Rasool Sahi. Industrialists of Faisalabad had actively backed Touseef against Sahi fearing that the latter's victory would strengthen the notorious Bajwa gang which ...
Although Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan, a veteran politician who was respected even by his political foes, breathed his last on September 26th, 2003, he continues to live in the hearts of the people of Pakistan be because of his relentless struggle for the cause of democracy. He believed that in the 21st ...
A staunch opponent of not only military dictatorship but of any role of the army in civilian affairs, Mr Rabbani struggled against the dictatorship from the platform of the Grand Democratic Alliance and then the Alliance for Restoration of Democracy. He was the leader of the opposition in the Senate when the ...
In the days of the martial law imposed by Ayub Khan, members of the Alliance for Restoration of Democracy (ARD) would meet at Lyari's Kakri ground. From Lyari to Australia Lyari is commonly known for its passion for camel-cart racing. The area, however, was once the centre of camel trade to countries as ...
Pakistan's six-party opposition Islamic alliance is threatening a campaign of countrywide protests over amendments to the country's strict rape laws. The MMA alliance says its members will resign from national and provincial assemblies after MPs voted that rape should no longer fall under Sharia law.


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