SRINAGAR: Son-in-law of Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani passed away on Tuesday.
“My brother-in-law Ghulam Hassan Makhdoomi left for heavenly abode,” wrote Geelani’s son Syed Naseem on Facebook.
The deceased hailed from Sopore. It is not known yet whether Geelani will be allowed to participate in the funeral prayers of deceased as he continues to remain under house detention at his office-cum-residence in Hyderpora.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat Conference in a statement issued here expressed deep shock over the demise.
The statement said the deceased was the eldest son-in-law of Syed Ali Geelani. He was suffering from stomach cancer and was admitted in SKIMS Soura last week, a spokesperson of the amalgam said.
Expressing condolence with the bereaved family, Hurriyat Conference prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and courage to the family to bear the loss.