Mother of ex-Jamiat president passes away

Mother of ex-Jamiat Ahlihadees president, Moulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, died last yesterday evening. She was 78.

Her funeral prayers were held at stadium grounds Lal Bazaar in which thousands of people including JKLF Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, Jamiat president Ghulam Muhammad Butt and people from all walks participated.

The deceased was commonly known as Amma Jee in the whole area and was reckoned as a spiritual woman. After the killing of her son Moulana Showkat Ahmad Shah who was killed on Friday 8th April 2011 at Jamait Ahlihadees Headquarter at Gaw Kadal, her health gradually deteriorated and finally she breathed her last yesterday.

Mirwaiz Muhammad Umer Farooq also paid a visit to the bereaved family. She was buried in her ancestral graveyard and the condolence will be held for three days at her residence in Lal Bazar.

Amma Jee was the mother of veteran religious scholar and Jamiat head, legendary Moulana Noor ud din Farooqi.

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