Nawab Khair Buksh Marri (86) died on Tuesday in Karachi at a private hospital after his worse health condition. His dead body was brought at Quetta airport by a private plane and later it had been shifted to Combine Military Hospital.
funeral prayer of Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri would be offered at 9 a.m. at hockey ground Quetta and after that his body would be taken to his native town Kahan for burial by a Helicopter. However, Baloch political workers opposed the location of the funeral prayers, after which pro-freedom activists, Baloch women and nationalists shifted dead body to New Kahan for the burial.
Nawab Marri’s funeral prayer was offered in New Kahan, located in Western suburb of Quetta.
Nawabzada Jangaiz Marri, Nawabzada Jamil Akbar Bugti, former chief minister Humayoun Khan Marri, Baloch nationalist leader Dr Abdul Hayee Baloch, Central Secretary Information Balochistan National Party (Mengal) Agha Hassan Baloch and Chairman Voice for Baloch Missing Persons Mama Qadeer Baloch, attended the funeral prayer.
By Mir Behram Baloch
Published in The Balochistan Point on June 12, 2014