Srinagar,Chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Conference and JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik have expressed grief over the demise of the caretaker of Martyrs’ Graveyard Eidgah Haji Habibullah Khan.
In a statement, Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani while hailing the contribution of Khan said, “Since long, late Habib Ullah was maintaining Mazar-e-Shuhada Eidgah.”
He prayed for the heavenly abode of the deceased and extended his condolences to the grieved family.
A high-level delegation of Hurriyat (G) comprising Hakim Abdul Rashid, Syed Mohd Shafi, and Mohammad Saleem Zarger participated in Khan’s funeral prayer.
Chairman Hurriyat (M) and AAC patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement termed Khan’s death as a great loss. He visited Martyrs’ Graveyard Eidgah and led the funeral prayers of Khan.
Mirwaiz while highlighting the contributions of the deceased said: “he was a committed soldier who remained steadfast towards his duty till his last breath”.
Pertinent to mention here, Khan has laid to rest around 2000 martyrs including “Shaheed-e-Millat” Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq, “Shaheed-e-Hurriyat” Khawja Abdul Gani Lone and many others, the statement said.
The contribution and selfless service of Haji Habibullah Khan always be remembered, Mirwaiz said and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family and prayed for the highest standards in Jannah for the deceased.
Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Muhammad Yasin Malik while expressing heartfelt grief over the demise of Haji Habibullah Khan said his contribution and sacrifices will be always remembered.
He prayed for his heavenly abode and Sabr-e-Jameel to the bereaved family.
A JKLF delegation comprising party’s vice chairman Showkat Ahmad Bakshi, zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal and zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri visited the bereaved family, expressed solidarity, and participated in the funeral prayers of Khan, a statement said.
Meanwhile, Mirwaiz while remembering Kashmir’s prominent religious scholar Moulana Syed Muhammad Qasim Shah Bukhari on his 19th death anniversary stated that Bukhari’s contributions on the educational and religious front will always be remembered.
He said Bukhari Sahib had a great hold on Arabic language and remained busy in spreading the knowledge on the basis of Qur’an and Sunnah.
“Bukhari (RA) was a great teacher and had also mentored Shaheed-e-Millat and his family had always been a well-wisher of Mirwaiz family,” Mirwaiz said.