TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN: A former federal minister and district Nazim Mir Inayat Talpur passed away at the age of 62 years at a hospital in Singapore where he was under medical treatment.
The commercial activity remained suspended in the district on Tuesday as the people mourned the death of Mir Inayat.
Talpur’s body will be brought to Tando Muhammad Khan by late Tuesday night and he will be buried in his ancestral graveyard.
Late Talpur entered politics in 1978 and was elected as MNA in 1985 followed by his inclusion in the federal cabinet in 1987.
In 2005 he was elected as the district Nazim and in the 2013 general election he contested from PS-53 constituency but lost the seat after bagging over 30,000 votes.
His father, late Mir Aijaz Ali Khan Talpur, was also a federal minister and his grandfather Mir Ghulam Ali Khan Talpur was also a member of the Sindh Assembly.