Srinagar: Mohammad Farooq Gora, father of Kashmir Reader’s Sub-Editor Umar Sultan, passed away on Thursday, April 10, at his residence at Al-Noor Colony, Chanapora, Srinagar. He was ailing for some time.
A large number of people participated in the funeral prayers of Gora, who was later laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard at Malkhah, near Zaroo Gun Factory. According to the family, mourning meetings shall be held for three days only.
Meanwhile, a condolence meeting was held in the Kashmir Reader office in which prayers were offered for peace to the departed soul. The staff also expressed sympathy with the bereaved family particularly with Umar Sultan.