ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 14th Nov, 2016 ) : The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Monday announced a three-day mourning following the death of party's stalwart and senior leader Jehangir Bad ar. Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari announced the three-day mourning, to be observed across the country by PPP, and canceled his scheduled engagements. In a condolence message here issued by the party secretariat, Bilawal Bhutto expressed shock and pain over the demise of party's senior leader and former secretary general Jehangir Badar.
Paying glowing tribute for his unshakable loyalty, commitment and conviction to "Bhuttoism" during his whole life, he said that Jehangir Badar was a 'Jiyala' who fought against ruthless martial laws. The deceased braved imprisonments and torture but stood steadfast and committed to Bhuttoism under Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and entire decades of party's struggle till his last breathe, he added. Bilawal expressed sympathies with the members of bereaved family and all the Jiyalas, adding "Jehangir Badar will continue to illuminate in our memories as a brave party leader, worker and a tall symbol of loyalty to Bhuttoism and democracy." APP/sra/qmr