RENALA KHURD - Begum Nusrat Bhutto was a great and brave woman who spent her life while fighting a dictator and restoration of democracy in the country. It was she who, despite many hardships and hurdles, took the torch of her husband Zulfiqar Ali Bhuttos mission after his brutal hanging and spent her life for upholding and accomplishing this mission. PPP Renala Khurd General Secretary Rao Farrukh made the remarks while talking to the media after offering funeral in absentia for Begum Nusrat Bhutto held here on Tuesday. A large number of PPP activists and local leader attended the funeral in absentia. He paid glowing tribute to the former PPP chairperson and called her mother of democracy. He said that it was her wisdom that she never let the party workers feel the absence of their leader and led them from the front. Rao Farrukh recalled that Begum Nusrat Bhutto would always remain alive in the hearts and minds of the PPP workers as the void she had could never be filled.