CM Mufti’s Demise: Funeral in ‘Badshahi Bagh’ @ Bijbehara

Aakash Hassan

KL NEWS NETWORK

BIJBEHARA

Ancestral Home of Mufti Sayeed
The latest scenes from ancestral home of late Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday, January 07, 2016. (KL Image: Aakash Hasan)

The funeral prayers of late Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, will be held at ‘Badshahi Bagh’ in his native village of Bijbehara in South Kashmir.

Badshahi Bagh, popular as ‘Dara Shikoh’ garden, is a Mughal garden which was restored by Mufti Sayeed.

Mufti breathed his last at AIIMS Thursday morning at 7:30 am in New Delhi.

Brother of Mufti Sayeed, Mufti Amin and other relatives have reached his ancestral residence.

Minister A R Veeri and Kokernag lawmaker and other police functionaries have reached the native town.

The ancestral graveyard of late CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed where he is being laid to rest.
The ancestral graveyard of late CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed where he is being laid to rest.

Witnesses said that the people have been asked to reach the area where the last funeral will be held. He will be laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard at Bijbehara.

Mufti’ body is being flown to Srinagar now from New Delhi where from it is being taken to his Gupkar residence and then a funeral prayer will be held at SK Cricket stadium here before being driven to Bijbehara.

(Aakash Hassan is Kashmir Life intern.)

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