Srinagar: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chief Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Tuesday expressed grief on the demise of senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader and a well-known social activist Abdul Raheem Langoo of Sopore.
Geelani in a statement said that he was a noble soul, an affectionate human being, a caring citizen, a religious and literary legend and an inspirational freedom lover.
“Langoo was the first to reach at site of tragedy irrespective of party affiliation or regional likings, which had earned him a great respect and love among the people,” he said. “Langoo was imprisoned several times for raising his voice against the rights violations particularly in Sopore.”
Hurriyat chairman prayed for the peace to the departed soul and courage to the family to bear this tragic loss.
Sehrai in a statement expressed grief over the demise of Langoo, saying the deceased was a great scholar, brave and straight forward human being who always gave priority to human cause and humility.
“His social, religious and political work will be always remembered,” he said.