Thousands participate in funeral prayers of veteran PaK politician Sardar Khalid Ibrahim; Mirwaiz expresses grief
SRINAGAR: Thousands of people on Monday participated in the funeral prayers of veteran politician and son of founder president of Pakistan Administered Kashmir Sardar Ibrahim Khan, Khalid Ibrahim at Rawlakote in Pakistan administered Kashmir.
Reports said that hundreds of thousands of people from various parts of Pakistan and AJ Kashmir reached Sabir Shaheed Stadium in Rawlakote where the funeral prayers of Khalid were led by Saeed Yousuf.
Sardar Khalid Ibrahim Khan had contested elections seven times to Pakistan administered Kashmir assembly. He won five times and lost two times.
Khan also resigned from the PaK assembly twice, once over irregularities in Public service commission and the other time over meddling of Islamabad in elections.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed grief over the death of Khalid.
“Grieved over the demise of Sardar Khalid Ibrahim,a fearless politician who stood for Kashmir’s right to self-determination all his life.His father Sardar Ibrahim,was closely associated with Mirwaiz Yousuf Shah. I Express my condolences to his family and the people of Azad Kashmir (SIC),” Mirwaiz tweeted.