Awami Tehreek Party founder Rasool Bakhsh Palijo passes away

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Awami Tehreek Party founder Rasool Bakhsh Palijo passes away

KARACHI: Senior politician and veteran human rights lawyer Rasool Bux Palijo has passed away at the age of 88 years after a prolonged illness.
Palijo was the founder and chairman of Awami Tahreek Party, a progressive party and is also considered to be a founding member of the Awami National Party, Sindh Qaumi Ittehad and Sindhi Adabi Sangat.
At the time of his death, he was under treatment at a private hospital in Clifton here in Karachi.
He has also written more than 40 books on various subjects while he also spent 11 years of his political life in prison.
His body will be taken back to his hometown today in the evening while his funeral prayers will be offered tomorrow at 8am in Jungshahi.

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