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Asma Jahangir’s funeral prayers offered at Gaddafi Stadium
Asma Jahangir’s funeral prayers offered at Gaddafi Stadium
Published at: 5 month(s) ago

Lahore: Famous lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir's funeral prayers have been offered at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

Maulana Haider Farooq Maududi led the funeral prayers, which were attended by scores of men, women and children.

Asma Jahangir will be buried at her family's farmhouse on Bedian Road, as per her wishes.

Earlier today, Asma's body was transported to her house in Gulberg from the hospital where it was placed in a morgue.

On Sunday, Asma Jahangir suffered from cardiac arrest and was shifted to a hospital, where she breathed her last.

She became Pakistan's first woman to serve as the President of Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan. She co-chaired South Asia Forum for Human Rights and was the vice president of International Federation for Human Rights.

She was known for taking up court cases of victimised and marginalised sections of society, as well as speaking against human rights violations.

She was also an author and remained a staunch activist for democracy.

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