MARDAN: Former elderly provincial minister and founding leader of Pakistan Peoples Party Rahimdad Khan, that passed away of coronavirus recently, was put to rest in his genealogical graveyard in Hatyaan Shergar locality here on Sunday. He was 78.
According to the family members as well as celebration sources, the veteran political leader stayed under treatment secretive healthcare facilities, initially in Peshawar and after that in Islamabad when he was diagnosed with Covide-19.
He breathed his last late on Saturday evening. He was survived by three sons as well as a widow.
His funeral prayer was attended by PPP central general secretary Nayyer Hussain Bukhari, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa rural president Najamuddin Khan and basic assistant Shuja Khan, Awami National Event leader Ghulam Ahmad Bilour and also a lot of leaders and lobbyists of PPP besides the location individuals.
Rahimdad Khan was born on June 10, 1943 in the house of Saifullah Khan of Hatyaan, a remote location of Mardan area.
He had signed up with the PPP when it was founded by previous prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
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He belonged to the PPP main executive committee.
He was elected as replacement speaker of the once NWFP rural assembly when he for the very first time participated in the 1970 basic elections and also was proclaimed as champion.
Rahimdad Khan took oath twice as provincial minister as well as once as senior rural priest in 1988, 1993 and also 2008, respectively.
He lost in the elections in 1990, yet in the exact same year he was made event’s rural president.
He stayed the provincial principal for four years during which he attempted his ideal to reinforce his event.
PPP leaders and also protestors claimed that they would constantly keep in mind Rahimdad for the services as well as sacrifices that he made for the celebration and fortifying of political system in the nation.