Begum Naseem Wali Khan passes away today (Sunday).
According to a tweet from ANP, the widow of ANP leader Khan Abdul Wali Khan died.
Begum Naseem Wali Khan passes away
It further identified her as the former provincial president of the Awami National Party (ANP).
Later, the ANP announced a three-day mourning in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Moreover, ANP announced funeral prayers in Wali Bagh, Charsadda in the evening.
The octogenarian wife of late ANP founder Khan Abdul Wali Khan, served as a Member of Provincial Assembly thrice.
For sometime, she had remained a top political figure of the province, to the level of kingmaker.
Finally, she developed differences with the ANP leadership owing to political reasons.
Resultantly, she founded Awami National Party-Wali (ANP-Wali but announced a merger with the ANP later.
Meanwhile, the ANP announced suspension of the party’s activities across KP amid mourn.
Besides, ANP provincial president Aimal Wali Khan lauded her services.
She appreciated Begum Naseem Wali as a symbol of resistance in politics.
Therefore, he noted a vacuum which he death has brought which nobody could fill.
Meanwhile, top government and opposition figures have offered condolences over her death.
The bigwigs of the state have expressed sympathy with the family and the party on her death.