QILA DIDAR SINGH-The 5th death anniversary of veteran journalist, founding member of Ladhewala Warraich Press Club and Nawa-i-Waqt correspondent Ch Asif Pandhair was observed here the other day.
A large number of people belonging to all walks of life including Gujranwala District Council chairman Ch Mazhar Qayyum Nahra, Ex-MNA Haji Mudassir Qayyum, federal parliamentary secretary Ch Azhar Qayyum, MPAs - Ch Ashraf Warraich, Ch Rafaqat, Ch Saifullah Virk and Ch Iqbal attended the death ceremony.
They paid glowing tributes to Ch Asif Pandhair, saying that his services would be remembered for ages.
FUNERAL
Mian Fazl Deen Ansari, father of journalists - Shahid Mehmood and Amjad Ali Ansari, and maternal grandfather of Ladhewala Warraich general secretary Junaid Ali was laid to rest here at local graveyard. He had died after prolonged illness.
PML-N MNA Mian Tariq Mehmood, former federal minister Imtiaz Safdar Warraich, PML-N tehsil general secretary Haji Amanullah Warraich, and people from all walks of life attended the funeral.