It was a time when, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was targeted to assassinate and he was the Roshan Ali who saved Bhutto while escaping Bhutto by his Rickshaw.
A National Hero of Pakistan, who saved Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto from a life threatening attack by escaping him through his Rickshaw, has passed away.
Roshan Ali got too much popularity when he convicted that he has murdered to Nawab Muhammad Khan and convicted for the attack on Mufti Mehmood at Khaddian Khas Rally.
Today Roshan Ali has passed away. He has been buried at his native village. Surprising fact over here is, today’s people’s party who claims to be a party of Bhuttoism. No one came on his last funeral ceremony. Though it feels like it has been forgotten from the pages of history.
Roshan Ali is famous as Roshan Ali Rickshaw Wala. He was a resident of Kaddian Khas’s Rehmanabad Colony. It has been believed that back in 1969, when there was a General Ayub’s Regime. Some Government Officials planted an attack to kill Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. An attack was made during Bhutto was paying his speech at Nasir Park Lahore. Roshan Ali Rickshaw Wala, took Bhutto from there and escaped him crossing through narrow streets of Lahore and landed him safely at Faletti’s Hotel Lahore. He got too much popularity for saving Bhutto’s life from there.
When Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto became a Prime-Minister of Pakistan, Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar as Governor Punjab, Muhammad Haneef Rami as Chief Minister of Punjab. Bhutto organized an event at Governor House and Invited Roshan Ali Rickshaw Wala as an especial guest of the event. Bhutto introduced Roshan Ali with all Government Officials himself.
When Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was arrested in the case of Nawab Muhammad Ahmed Khan. Roshan Ali came into the court as a quake Clarke of a lawyer and when he reached at court, he raised his loud voice and said, that he has Murdered Nawab Muhammad Ahmed Khan, not Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. He said that he planted the attack along with the Frontier Constabulary.
On his conviction, Army courts sentenced him one year imprisonment and 12 hunters. When Muhtarma Benazir Bhutto took the charges of being Prime Minister of Pakistan, she took Roshan Ali along with her and went to perform Umrah.