KARACHI: Former Chief Justice of Sindh High Court (SHC) Justice Deedar Hussain Shah passed away in Karachi on Wednesday.

Syed Deedar Hussain Shah was born on 11-12-1939 in Village Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, District Larkana. He did graduation in Law from Sindh University in 1965. He was enrolled as an advocate for subordinate Courts with West Pakistan Bar Council on 22-8-1967 and as an Advocate of the High Court on 23-8-1974 and since then had been an active legal practitioner.

In 1979 he was elected Member of District Council and remained Member of the District Council from 1979 to 1983; was also elected Chairman, Works Sub- Committee, District Council, Larkana in 1979 and was Chairman of the Council from 1979 to 1983. He was elected Member of Provincial Assembly of Sindh from 30-11-1988 to 6-8-1990 and from 4-11-1990 to 19-7-1993. On June 6, 1994. He was elevated as Additional Judge of Sindh High Court.

Bilawal condoles death of Deedar Shah

Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Wednesday expressed his profound grief over the sad demise of Justice (Retd.) Deedar Hussain Shah.

In his condolence message, the PPP Chairman while paying rich tribute to Justice (Retd.) Shah, said that he had served the country diligently and his services for the country are infallible and would always be remembered.

He said that Justice (Retd.) Shah always adhered firmly to the principles on which he never compromised and that he had an upright character with extreme level of tolerance and endurance.

Bilawal Bhutto sought the almighty Allahs blessings for the departed soul for resting in eternal peace in highest abode of paradise. He also prayed for courage for the aggrieved family to bear this colossal loss.