Khursheed Grieves Over Death Of Jahangir Badar


Khursheed grieves over death of Jahangir Badar

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Nov, 2016 ) : Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Monday expressed heartfelt grief and sorrow over the death of senior leader of Pakistan People Party (PPP) Jahangir Badar, who breathed his last on late Sunday night at a local hospital in Lahore.

He was 72. In a condolence message received here, Khursheed Shah said that Jahangir Badar' contribution for the democratic forces and was precious asset for the party and his vacuum could not be fulfilled.

Khursheed Shah said that Jahangir Badar played crucial role for party during the worse political situation in the country which will always be remembered. Opposition Leader prayed to Almighty Allah to bless the departed soul with eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.

He was born on October 25, 1944. He remained a student leader and started his political carrier in association with PPP chairman Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. His association with PPP spanned more than four decades.

He was among close political companions of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Badar served the party on various positions. He remained General Secretary of PPP and provincial president of party's Punjab chapter. In 1988, he was elected member national assembly. He was also elected senator in 1994 and 2009.