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PKMAP leader Usman Kakar passes away in Karachi hospital
From Our Correspondent :

KARACHI: Central leader of Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) and former Senator, Usman Khan Kakar breathed his last in a private hospital in Karachi on Monday afternoon.

Family members and PKMAP leaders confirmed the demise of Usman Kakar. He had suffered a brain haemorrhage last week in Quetta.
PKMAP leader Usman Kakar had fallen and sustained a head injury after a brain haemorrhage. Usman Kakar was at his home in Quetta on Thursday when his cerebral artery ruptured. Kakar was rushed to the hospital soon after the incident. Kakar remained admitted to two private hospitals in Quetta.

Kakar airlifted from Quetta to Karachi

Former Senator airlifted from Quetta to Karachi for medical treatment. Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah had spoken to PKMAP Chief, Mehmood Khan Achazkai and conveyed the message of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. Sindh government provided official treatment to Mr. Kakar in Aga Khan hospital Karachi.

Governor, CM Balochistan condoles demise of Kakar

Governor Balochistan, Justice (R) Amanullah Khan Yaseenzai, and Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of Usman Kakar. In their separate condolence messages, they said the country deprived of an honest and dedicated political leader.

They prayed that may Allah bless the departed soul.

Kakar the most popular leader after Achakzai 

Usman Khan Kakar was considered to be the most popular leader within PKMAP after Mehmood Khan Achakzai, the party chief. He belonged to Killa Saifullah’s Muslim Bagh Tehsil. Mr. Kakar passed his LLB from Law College Quetta in 1987.

Kakar started political struggle three decades ago 

Three decades ago, Usman Kakar started his political struggle from the platform of the Pashtoonkhwa Students Organization (PSO). As a student, he was associated with the PSO too.

In March 2015, Kakar elected as a member of the Senate of Pakistan. He also fought the election of the deputy chairman senate in 2018. PML N and other mainstream opposition parties backed Mr. Kakar during the voting. However, he lost the election deputy chairman senate.

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