Amin Faheem stuck with party till last breath

Posted: November 21, 2015 in News and Views

Makhdoom Amin Faheem, veteran politician, nice person, spiritual leader of Sarwari Jamait laid to rest leaving behind a legacy and huge void. Makhdoom Amin Faheem a symbol of patience, tolerance, sophistication and humbleness born on August 4, 1939 in Hala, Sindh. He inherited politics from his father Hazrat Makhdoom Mohammad Zaman, who was one of the founder members of the Pakistan Peoples party and a senior vice-president a trusted aide of PPP’s former chief, Benazir Bhutto, especially during her years in self-imposed exile. It was Makhdoom Amin Faheem who helped party to pass through difficult times smoothly.

He graduated from Sindh University in 1961 and won his first National Assembly seat in 1970. Fahim was elected to the House seven times. Makhddom Sahib also served as a minister with various portfolios during PPP governments. He served as a Federal Minister of Communication (1988-90) and Minister of Housing and Public Works (1994-96) during Benazir’s two terms and recently served as Federal Minister for Commerce.

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According to Nahid Khan, Makhdoom Amin Fahim was in “A” category of BB but after Muhtarma embraced martyrdom, Asif Zardari sidelined him, his family and his Jamaat: SARWARI JAMAAT. His name was dropped as PPP’s candidate for prime minister in 2008. Despite being dejected and ignored, Makhdoom Amin Fahim stuck to the party till his death as Riaz Suhail wrote on social media:

امین فہیم” نانا سے نواسے تک وفاداری کا سفر اختتام پذیر ہوا، پیپلز پارٹی کے ایک محافظ  کی رحلت

Makhdoom Amin Fahim died in the early hours of Saturday at a local private hospital in Karachi, state survived by two widows, six sons and daughters.

Makhdoom Amin Fahim, 76, was diagnosed with blood cancer and had been in critical condition for some time.

We express our deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of Makhdoom Amin Fahim and pray for eternal peace and tranquillity for the departed soul. His family and Jamaat is in our thoughts.




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