LAHORE - The Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) took out a protest rally here on Friday, which was led by Associations Acting President Prof Dr Abdul Ghaffar and General Secretary Prof Javed Sami. The participating faculty members, wearing black gowns, badges and ribbons and carrying placards and banners inscribed with slogans against the IJT activists, marched from the Institute of Engineering and Technology at 10:30 am. The procession terminated at the Institute of Education and Research. Rasm-e-Qul Rasm-e-Qul of Shaista Kirmani was held at GOR-1 here on Friday. Political and religious personalities and people from different walks of life attended the ceremony and prayed for the departed soul. The deceased was the wife of worker of Pakistan Movement Ahmed Saeed Kirmani and the mother of Dr Asif Kirmani, the personal secretary to PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif. Rana Mashhood, Khawaja Imran Nazir, Dr Saeed Elahi, Zaeem Qadri, MNAs, MPAs were among the prominent persons who attended the ceremony.