Karachi (June 07, 2018): Founder of Qaumi Awami Tehreek, Renowned Intellectual, Veteran Politician Rasool Bux passed away on Thursday at the age of 88 years in Karachi.
A pictorial glimpse of life of Rasool Bux Palejo
Rasool Bux Palejo was born on 21st of February 193o in Jungshahi, Thatta.He received his early education in the village while he enrolled in Sindh Madressatul Islam in Karachi for his secondary education, where he was graduated with a law degree.He also worked towards the demolition of one-unit and was involved in various other political activities. He was also very active in bringing women into the political circle in Sindh.He formed the Awaami Tahreek Party in 1970 and is also considered to be a founding member of the Awami National Party, Sindh Qaumi Ittehad and Sindhi Adabi Sangat, he also led the movement of MRD against Ziaul Haq dictatorship.The veteran politician also spent 11 years of his political life in various prisons, with most of his prisoner life, spent in Kot Lakhpat jail, Punjab during 1980.He is the author of more than 40 books on numerous subjects, with 26 of them being in the Sindhi language. His topics range from literature to politics, prison dairies, culture and poetry etc.
Jiji Zareena Baloch, a renowned folk singer of Sindh was wife of Rasool Bux Palejo.He passed away today at the age of 88 after prolonged illness in a private hospital of Karachi.