Dr Rafiq Mir passes away after brief illness

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Srinagar: Dr Rafiq Ahmad Mir, Professor and Head of the Community Medicine Department, SKIMS Medical College/Hospital Bemina Srinagar passed away on Tuesday at Medanta Gurgoan after a brief illness.

“The Administration, Faculty, staff and students expressed shock on his demise. They all expressed deep sympathies and gratitude towards the family. He was the most popular teacher among students for his efficiency and dedication,” a SKIMS medical college spokesperson said.

President DAK, Dr Suhail Naik expressed heartfelt condolences with the bereaved family and prayed for courage and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.

“On the Administrative front, he was leading many Important College Committees and has played a vital role in the up-liftment of SKIMS Medical College/Hospital by his sincere and meticulous approach towards the issues. He was a nobel professional and Social Worker par Excellence,” spokesperson added.

A condolence meeting will be held at SKIMS Medical College on 17th Oct, at 12.00 noon.