Liaquat National Bagh

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English: One of the famous roads in Rawalpindi...
       
Liaquat National Bagh (Park), usually just referred to as Liaquat Bagh (Urdu: لیاقت باغ), is a famous park on Murree Road in the city of Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.
Two Prime Ministers of Pakistan have been assassinated in this park.
The park was formerly known as Municipal Park, but was renamed "Liaquat National Bagh (Park)" after the assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan in 1951. It is known as a place for political gatherings and for speeches. Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on 27 December 2007 while leaving an election rally at the park.[1] It also has many residential areas including Arya Mohalla.
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