Mehbooba condoles demise of former minister Sardar Rafiq Hussain

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday condoled the demise of senior PDP leader and former minister Sardar Rafiq Hussain Khan who passed away following a brief spell of illness.

“RafiqSahab was a renowned political personality across PirPanchal region, who devoted his entire life towards the upliftment of the people of the region,” Mehbooba said in a statement of PDP issued here.

Recalling Hussain’s close association with PDP founder Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, Mehbooba said, “Rafiq Khan Sahab was a close associate of Mufti Sahab and was instrumental in strengthening the party across the region.”