PTI AJK grieves over sad demise of its leader Sagheer Chughtai


Altaf Hamid Rao.

MIRPUR (AJK),(Parliament Times) : Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf, Azad Jammu Kashmir Friday expressed deep sense of shock and grief over the sad demise of Sardar Muhammad Sagheer Khan Chughtai, sitting Member of AJK Legislative Assembly (MLA) and the party’s candidate for July 25 AJK general elections in LA-22 Rawalakot [Poonch] constituency, who died in a road accident near Azad Pattan Friday morning.

The party’s Central Secretary Information Ershad Mahmood said on Friday, in a statement of condolence over the death of Chughtai, , “the party is extremely grieved over the sad demise of Sardar Muhammad Sagheer Khan Chughtai”. He said that the party share extreme grief and shock to the bereaved family of the legendary AJK political leader and Member of AJK Legislative Assembly, in these hours of shock and grief. May Allah, The Almighty, grant high place to the departed soul in Jannah and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear the loss with courage, Ershad prayed.
The PTI AJK Central Info Secretary, while paying rich tributes to late Sardar Sagheer Chughtai for his life time social and political services to the people of Azad Jammu Kashmir.

“Departed Chughtai sahib was a seasoned political and balanced personalities enriched with high intellect”, ERshad said adding that the late leader achieved high and distinguished state in the AJK politics following his hard working and the high spirit of serving the humanity. As reported earlier, Sardar Sagheer Chughtai lost his life after his Car, in which he was travelling for Rawalakot from Rawalpindi, skidded off the road and fell into Jhelum river near Azad Pattan in Kahota sub division of Rawalpindi after collision with another vehicle which also fell down into the river leaving at least four people, abroad the two vehicles, drowned in the river.