KARACHI: The Spiritual Leader of the Hur Jamaat, Pir Sahab Pagara, passed away in London on Tuesday. He was 83.
The Chief of the PML(Functional), Pir Syed Mardan Shah II ( Pir Pagara), was admitted to Aga Khan University hospital on Nov 24 last year where he underwent a surgery to remove a cyst.
He was taken to London by a special air ambulance for treatment of his infected lungs on 5th January, 2012. He died at the Wellington Hospital at about 11:30pm (PST).
He leaves behind a wife, four sons, three daughters and many grandchildren. He will be laid to rest in his ancestral town Pir Jo Goth.
The body of Pir Pagara will be flown from London on Wednesday evening and will reach Karachi on Thursday morning, from there his body will be carried by special aircraft of Sindh Chief Minister to Sukkur and than it will be taken by an Army helicopter towards Pir Jo Goth.