Pir Sibghatullah Shah succeeds as New Pir Pagara

Pir Syed Sibghatullah Shah Rashidi commonly known as ‘Raja Saein’, the eldest son of Late Pir Mardan Shah, has been made new spiritual leader of Hur community on Thursday.

Sibghatullah Shah Rashidi is 8th Pir Pagara. He was elected Pir Pagara in the meeting of Khalifas of Hur community after the death of his father Pir Mardan Shah.

The decision was taken by Khalifas of Hur Jamaat from Pakistan and India, held in Pir Jo Goth who also performed ‘Dastarbandi’ of the successor.

It should be mentioned here that four sons of late Pir Pagara , Pir Sibghatullah Shah Rashdi, Pir Sadruddin Shah Rashdi, Pir Ali Gohar Shah Rashdi and Pir Hizbullah Shah Rashdi were candidate for becoming new Pir but Syed Sibghatullah Shah Rashidi was named as the new Pir of the Jamaat.

The chief of Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML-F) Mardan Shah passed away on Tuesday in London due to heart attack.

Late Pir Pagara’s body was flown from London to Karachi last night, from where it was taken to Sukkur airport. From the airport, the prime minister’s helicopter took the body to the house of Pir Pagara’s son Pir Hizbullah Shah Rashdi.