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Sindh CM asks PM Abbasi to offer Asma Jahangir a state funeral – Pakistan

Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah on Sunday requested Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to think about giving iconic human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir a state funeral.

Jahangir, 66, handed away in Lahore on Sunday afternoon after struggling a cardiac arrest. She collapsed whereas on a phone name, discussing a gathering with a lawyer, and was rushed to a non-public hospital however couldn’t survive.

A physician involved at Hameed Latif Hospital advised Daybreak that she died of mind haemorrhage. She has left behind her husband, two daughters and a son.

Her premature demise was met with a nationwide outpouring of grief and shock, and the Sindh CM introduced day of mourning could be noticed throughout the province.

In accordance with household sources, Jahangir’s fune­ral will likely be held on Feb 13 at Lahore’s Gaddafi Sta­di­um at 2pm, as her daughter and brother are scheduled to reach in Pakistan from overseas.

CM Shah, in a letter addressed to the PM, requested permission to fly the nationwide flag at half-mast within the province on Tuesday “along with our day of mourning”.

Jahangir, recognized for her outspoken nature and unrelenting pursuit for human rights — in addition to for remaining undaunted within the face of utmost strain and opposition — will likely be remembered as a champion of the disenfranchised and for her companies in direction of constructing a democratic and extra inclusive Pakistan.

The Pakistan Bar Council introduced three days of mourning throughout the nation beginning on Monday.

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