The funeral prayer of Pakistan Peoples Party’s senior leader Jehangir Bader was offered here at the Punjab University Law College Ground on Monday.
Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Opposition Leader National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah, Punjab Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, former prime ministers Yousuf Raza Gilani, Raja Pervez Ashraf, Provincial Ministers Rana Mashhood, Ch Abdul Ghafoor, Zaeem Qadri, PPP senior leaders Aitezaz Ahsan, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Manzoor Ahmed Watto, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Nisar Khurho, Manzoor Wassan, Javed Hashmi, Ch Sarwar, Khursheed Mahmood Qasuri and a large number of political, social and civil society personalities attended the funeral prayer.
Talking to the media here after the funeral prayers, politicians paid rich tributes to Jehangir Bader, saying he was a great democracy lover who faced many hardships for it.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana, former president Asif Ali Zardari, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PTI leader Ch Muhammad Sarwar, Mian Mahmoodur Rasheed, Aslam Iqbal, Ch Shujat Hussain, Ch Pervez Elahi, Monis Elahi and other political and social personalities expressed grief and sorrow over the sudden demise of Jehangir Badr.
They prayed for the departed soul and said services of Jahangir Badr for strengthening national politics would be remembered for long.