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Qul held for veteran politician Hamid Sarfraz

Veteran politician, lawyer, former president of Tehreek-e-Istaqlal and committed worker of Pakistan Movement Malik Hamid Sarfraz died after a protracted illness. He was 90. Sarfraz was laid to rest in a DHA cemetery amongst a large number of grieved friends. The Qul for the deceased was held on Wednesday. The departed politician had been a trustworthy comrade of former prime minister late Hussain Shaheed Saharwardy. Sarfraz was among the four hundred convention participants held in 1967 who elected Zulfikar Ali Bhutto as the founding chairman of Pakistan People’s party (PPP). He was the first president of PPP Lahore chapter. He was awarded two gold medals for his services for the Muslim Student Federation (MSF) and Pakistan Movement. Hamid Serfraz was born in 1930 in Amritsar. He had been an active participant of Movement for Restoration of Democracy (MRD). He was a supporter of the Kala Bagh Dam and was arrested for his struggle for the dam.

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