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Asma Jahangir's funeral prayers held at Gaddafi Stadium

IANS  |  Lahore 

The funeral prayers for leading Jahangir were offered at on Tuesday.

A number of top officials, prominent members of the legal fraternity, celebrities, activists, alongside members of her family, attended the funeral prayers, Dawn reported.

Acknowledging Jahangir's services for the protection of human rights, on Tuesday called the activist a "towering and fearless personality".

The received no less than a state funeral. died at the age of 66 on Sunday after suffering

Born to bureaucrat and in on January 27, 1952, Jahangir was best known for her pro-democratic and human rights activism. She is survived by her husband Tahir Jahangir, two daughters, and a son.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 19:38 IST
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