KASUR: The family of a man who was reportedly 105 years old when he died celebrated his long and “healthy” life by arranging a band to accompany his funeral to the graveyard and distributing sweets at Chunian.
The family of late Roshan Masih, a resident of Circular Road, Chunian, claimed he was 105 years old when he died on Saturday last.
According to his great grandson Khalil, as Roshan led a long and healthy life so the family decided to celebrate when he died peacefully.
As part of celebrations, the grandsons and great grandsons of the deceased arranged a band that accompanied the funeral procession to the local cemetery.
Roshan’s relatives also showered the coffin with currency notes when the funeral procession passed through various bazaars of the town.
Published in Dawn, January 27th, 2020