SRINAGAR, Jan 24: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Dr. Molvi Mohammad Umar Farooq has expressed sorrow over the demise of the former Chief Engineer Syed Maqbool Ahmed of Qamarwari.
In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz has said: “The deceased belonged to a family that has been a great supported of the people’s movement for self determination.” Paying tributes to the deceased, Mirwaiz said that late Syed Maqbool was a genuine and learned person and a noble soul.
Mirwaiz visited the family of the deceased at Qamarwari to express solidarity and sympathy with the bereaved family and offered special prayers for the departed soul. Mirwaiz also condoled the demise of close aide of Mirwaiz family, Abdul Ahmed Kawa of Alamgari Bazar. Mirwaiz prayed for the highest standards for the deceased in Janah. It is pertinent to mention that the brother of deceased Kawa sb was martyred during the firing on funeral procession of Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq (RA ) on May 21, 1990 at Hawal where 70 people were martyred.