Abstract

This paper explores the role of Benazir Bhutto as a young political leader in social and political transformation of the country with a special focus on some aspects of her leadership. The paper gives an overview of her personality and work which can be described into three words—opportunity, community and responsibility. She created opportunities for unemployed youth and strengthened poor communities and worked for protecting economic, political and social rights of these communities. She struggled for bringing a lasting change in the lives of people and to inspire them for positive change through democratic process. She led the nation in difficult times and worked to achieve the national interests of the country. She was lifelong believer in the democratic principles. She gave her life for the restoration of democracy (Dawn, January 17, 2016).