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Veteran Congress leader, former Union Minister and former Governor Mohammad Shafi Qureshi is now more.
Qureshi breathed his last in New Delhi on Sunday.
Recalling the services rendered by late Qureshi, J&K PCC Chief G A Mir said, “he was the founding member of Congress party in J&K and got elected for Lok Sabha twice from Islamabad Parliamentary Constituency and became Deputy Union Minister of Railways.”
During his tenure Pathankote – Jammu rail service was started and after that he got the survey done for Jammu Baramulla railway service, Mir said.
The deceased worked hard to ensure rail service in the state and for its overall development, Mir added.
Later, Qureshi was appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh and Bihar and served the people in both the states “to the best of his ability”, the Congressman said in a statement this evening.
Qureshi was appointed as JKPCC president twice.
“He was an intellectual, a leader with a great acumen and visionary also. While having serving the country and state in different capacities, the deceased remained dedicated to the cause of serving people all along his life,” Mir said.