Lahore, Pakistan: Hundreds of civil society and peasant activists paid rich tributes to Rana Shafiqur Rehman at a Reference in Lahore. Rana shafiqur Rehman was a leading civil society activist and life long comrade.
Rana Shafique was a social reformer who dedicated his life to the uplift of the peasantry and the working people.
Being the Chief of Green Circle Organization GCO, he introduced cheap and environment-friendly biogas energy for the poor and later on promoted Moringa tree across the country and it’s highly rich Olifera supplement.
His main focus was on the promotion of organic agriculture and horticulture in his struggle against pollution and for the preservation of the echo system threatened by a consumerist society and greed for profit at the cost of Nature.
Late Rana worked for the causes of the oppressed people, women, minorities, and endangered species. He fought against successive dictatorship and for the restoration of democracy. Rana Shafique was a peace activist and brought the peasants of divided Punjab.
His daughters Soni and Rabi shared their feelings. Those who paid tributes to Rana Shafique included, Imtiaz Alam, Ahsan Iqbal, Qammar Zaman Kaira PPP, Mohammed Tehseen SAP, Imran Bajwa, Masood Lohar, Siddique Azhar, Ahmar Arsalan, Deep Saeeda and his other close friends and comrades.