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Raees Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi adorns family ’Pug’
By Muhammad Idrees Jatoi

  

The Chehlum of veteran politician Raees Ghulam Mustafa Khan Jatoi was held on January 3, at his ancestral village New Jatoi, District Naushahro Feroze. Thousands of people including a galaxy of senior or the junior politicians thronged to New Jatoi to pay homage to Mr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan Jatoi.

Raees Ghulam Mustafa Khan Jatoi, who died in London by the mid November 2009, after a brief illness. Mr. Jatoi was the icon of honest and fair deal and led his entire life in the service of common people regardless of any discrimination. The chehlum ritual was converged into a family cum tribal jirga, where Rasm-e-Pug (headgear ceremony) of Mr. Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi, the eldest son of late Mr. Jatoi, was arranged and performed. The ceremony started following the grand Dua on the mazar of late Mr. Jatoi by Sahibzada Allama Agha Abdul Waheed Jan Sarhandi of Dargah Aalia Tando Saeendad.

 

From L to R: Arif Mustafa Jatoi, Raees Masroor Khan Jatoi, Sarhandi Peer and Raees Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi.

Raees Aqib Khan Jatoi with Raees Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi.

Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar giving away the round to the pug of his nephew Raees Murtaza Khan.

Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar, Abdul Hafeez Peerzada and Liaquat Jatoi participating the Rasm-e-Pug.

 

 

The first and the prayer knot of the pug was performed by the Jatoi family mentor Agha Abdul Hameed Jan Sarhandi and his son Sahibzada Abdul Waheed Jan Sarhandi, which was followed by Jatoi tribe’s Chieftain, Sardar Khadim Hussain Khan Jatoi, former Prime Minister, Balak Sher Khan Mazari, Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar, Abdul Hafeez Peerzada, Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Jatoi, Imam Bux Khan Jatoi, Raees Masroor Khan Jatoi, Arif Mustafa Jatoi, Asif Mustafa Jatoi, Raees Ghulam Rasool Aqib Khan Jatoi, Sardar Malik Abdul Qayum Khan Jatoi, Liaquat Ali Khan Jatoi, Mir Haji Ahmed Yar Khan Shar, Mir Muhammad Murad Khan Bullo, Shahid Ali Jatoi, Mir Aijaz Ali Khan Talpur, Mir Mushtaq Talpur, Syed Umeed Ali Shah, Jam Karam Ali Khan, Jam Madad Ali, Sikandar Ali Khan Jatoi, Mushtaq Ahmed Rahoo, Jam Karar Din Korejo, Sardar Muhammad Usman Khan Almani, Shah Muhammad Shah, Farooq Lodhi, Syed Sarfraz Ali Shah, Syed Ibrar Shah, Ghulam Nabi Khan Morai, Abdul Hameed Sindhi, Roshan Bhunbhro and leaders of various communities such as Jatoi, Shar, Abro, Agro, Almani, Arain, Behrani, Butt, Bilal, Bhatti, Bohyo, Brohi, Bughio, Burriro, Chehwan, Chundr, Chandio, Dahar, Dahiri, Detho, Dhullo, Dundan, Gabol, Ghangro, Jalbani, Janwari, Jiskani, Jokhio, Joyo, Junejo, Kalhoro, Kumboh, Kandhro, Keerio, Khanzado, Khaskehli, Khokhar, Khoso, Korai, Lakho, Lunjar, Lashari, Leghari, Lund, Magsi, Malik, Malkani, Mallah, Mangrio, Marri, Mashori, Mastoi, Memon, Moro, Naval, Noodho, Pathan, Panhwar, Phull, Peerzado, Qumbrni, Qaimkhani, Qureshi, Rajper, Rathor, Rind, Sabki, Sehto, Sethar, Syed, Shaikh, Syal, Sohoo, Solangi, Soomro, Trigar, Sorahyo, Koondhar, Taj, Tanwri, Veenjhar, Vistro, Vaghan, Vassan, Vaswano, Zangejo, Zardari etc.

In the end, Raees Masroor Khan Jatoi, younger brother of Raees Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi in his public address expressed his gratitude to the participants of the Rasm-e-Pug of his elder brother, who thronged in large number and assured that the legacy of his late father Raees Ghulam Mustafa Khan Jatoi would be followed letter and spirit. Later on, langar was distributed and the ceremony came to conclusion. 

 

  

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