SRINAGAR: Chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference and head of Awami Action Committee (AAC) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who continues to remain under house detention since past many days, has expressed grief over the demise of Abdul Hameed Khan, brother of senior AAC leader and member of Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid, Mohammad Shafi Khan.
Terming the death of Abdul Hameed Khan as a big loss for the Khan family, Mirwaiz spoke to Muhammad Shafi Khan and the son of deceased over phone and expressed his heartfelt condolence and sympathy with the bereaved family. He paid rich tributes to the deceased for his social contributions and prayed for highest standards in Jannah for the deceased.
On the directions of Mirwaiz, a statement issued here said, AAC and Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid delegation comprising Haji Muhammad Altaf, Moulana S Rehman Shams, Sufi Mushtaq, Peer Ghulam Nabi, and Muhammad Yousuf Bhat visited the deceased’s residence at Bemina, and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.
Speaking on the occasion, Moulana M S Rehman Shams said the Khan family has always remained committed towards Kashmir’s freedom struggle and has been working on social and political fronts as well besides supporting AAC since its inception.
Moulana Rehman also led the Fateha prayers for the deceased, the statement said.