Allah Baksh (Bakshi), a senior Congress Minority leader and a resident of Rajivnagar near Nimrah Masjid, passed away yesterday at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He was 65.
He leaves behind two sons, a daughter, grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
Namaz-e-Janaza was held at Masjid Bagbhan on Akbar Road in Lashkar Mohalla this afternoon, followed by burial at Muslim Burial Grounds near Tipu Circle here.
Allah Baksh had served as the President of DCC Minority Department, General Secretary of KPCC Minority Department and a former member of Chamaraja Assembly Ashraya Committee.
His body was kept for public viewing at his residence where former MP A.H. Vishwanath, former Mayor Ayub Khan, MUDA Chairman D. Dhruvakumar and several others paid their last respect.