ISLAMABAD - The Upper House of the Parliament Wednesday adopted a unanimous resolution on the sad demise of former chairperson of Pakistan peoples Party (PPP) Begum Nusrat Bhutto, paying rich tributes for her great scarifies for the restoration of democracy and for the emancipation of women in the country. Leader of the House Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari moved the resolution on the fist day of the fresh session of the House that was held in the hall of the National Assembly owing to the installation of sound system in the Senate hall. Perhaps, it is first time in the history of the country that the Senate session was being held in National Assembly hall. The House suspended its legislative business present on Wednesday agenda, before fateha was offered for the departed soul of Begum Nusrat Bhutto, for a day to give more time to the lawmakers to express their remarks on the death of PPP leader. The late Begum Nusrat Bhutto was a seasoned parliamentarian. She was elected as member of National Assembly in the years 1988, 1993 and 1997 from the province of Sindh. Her death is not only a loss for her family, but also a loss for the people of Pakistan. She was a woman of substance and a woman of many graces, says the text of the resolution. The resolution expressing grief and sorrow on the sad demise of former first lady of Pakistan said that her strong personality as a leader, as a mother and as a wife remained a motivating force and a source of strength not only for her family but also for the entire nation. Leader of the House reading out the resolution said, Her devolution and struggle for democracy and women of Pakistan despite all the challenges including tragic loss of her husband, two sons and a daughter stand as a beacon for all. She was an icon for democracy and humanitarian work and her struggle for the oppressed downtrodden workers and their empowerment will always be remembered. The lawmaker from all the parliamentary parties in the house contributing their remarks for late Begum Nusrat Bhutto paid her homage for her struggle especially against the dictatorial regime of former General Ziaul Haq for the restoration of democracy in the country. They praised her wisdom for leading Movement for Restoration of Democracy (MRD) against Zia regime successfully despite many difficulties and violence used by the state. They also admired her role for the empowerment of women in the country and for his endless struggle for their rights. There was some kind of discontent from PML-N lines from the opposition benches when a hard-core PPP worker, Senator Sabir Baloch paying tribute to Begum Nusrat Bhutto said that those supported the dictators should apologize to the nation following Makhdoom Javed Hashmi. Mr Baloch in his remarks said that Begum Nusrat Bhutto introduced politics of reconciliation when she launched MRD while taking all parties on the board including his worst enemies. However, Raja Zafarul Haq of Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz (PML-N) expressing his grief and sorrow on the sad demise of Begum Bhutto said that they should not issue contradictory statements at this critical time adding that Some people had also supported martial law of General Ayub Khan He said that Begum Bhutto played its role at national level as well as at international forums also for strengthening democracy and for empowerment of women in the country. Referring to her speech in Geneva in 1993, he said that she effectively projected Pakistans principled stance on Kashmir and received admiration from the participants of conference. Jamiat Ulema-e- Islam-Fazal (JUI-F)s Azam Khan Swati of said that she stood tall and strong for the protection of democracy. Haji Adeel of Awami National Party (ANP)s remarked that the life of Begum Nusrat as a wife, as a mother and as a political leader was full of tragedies. She had to bear shock of deaths of her husband and two sons, he added. He said that the people could not forget the moments when she sustained severe injuries as a result of the police torture during a protest against the military regime at Qaddafi Stadium Lahore. Former law minister Dr Babar Awan said that the personality of Ms Bhutto was a distinguished one at international level. She was the founder of the Constitution of 1973, he added. He said that she boldly faced the state violence adding that PPP would empower the women more following her footsteps. Tahir Hussain Mashhadi of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) condoled the death of Begum Nusrat Bhutto on behalf of his party and his leader Altaf Hussain and paid rich tribute to her for her struggle for democracy. Mir Hasil Khan Bazinjo on the platform of National Party (NP) said that Nusrat Bhutto was one of the unfortunate women of world who in her life saw her husband going to the gallows, saw the dead bodies of her two sons and could not know about the tragic death of her daughter. He insisted that she was the only lady who weakened the foundations of Zia regime. . Senator Raziq Khan on behalf of FATA lawmakers expressed its grief over the sad demise of Begum Bhutto saying that her role in MRD was very important. Begum Ghulsan Saeed was the last speaker who paid tributes to former chairperson of PPP before Chairman Senate Farooq H Naek adjourned the house till Thursday at 04:00 p.m.