Members of Awami Action Committee on Tuesday offered funeral in absentia in favour of deceased Khawaja Muhammad Yusuf Buch, Who passed away on Saturday in New York.
The funeral prayers were offered at historic Jamia Masjid after Zohar prayers in which a large number of people participated.
The spokesman said that a condolence meeting was held its headquarters Mirwaiz Manzil Rajouri Kadal to pay tributes to Buch who was a close aide of Mujahijir-e-Milat, Mufasir-e-Quran Moulana Muhammad Yousuf Shah (RA), and the deceased played a pivotal role towards the Kashmir’s movement for right to self-determination and deserves richest tributes for his great contributions that will always be remembered.
The spokesman added that the deceased studied in the historic Anjuman-e-Nusratul Islam school and in 1953, he was sent to exile for speaking truth and pioneering peoples’ cause. He said that the deceased was later appointed as the Advisor of Mujahir-e-Milat in Pakistan administered Kashmir when Moulana Muhammad Yousuf Shah (RA) was the president of PaK. The AAC said that the departed soul also remained an advisor to the UN Secretary-General for 18 long years.