Former LC Chairman Rashid Dar Passes Away

SRINAGAR: Former chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council and Peoples Democratic Party leader Abdul Rashid Dar passed away after a brief illness on Friday.

Dar, resident of Bulbul Nowgam village of Anantnag was earlier associated with the national conference.

Former finance minister Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari condoled the demise of Abdul Rashid Dar. In his condolence message, Bukhari described late Dar as a thorough gentleman who all along his life was known for his noble deeds. “I pray to Almighty Allah to grant eternal peace to the departed soul and give courage to the bereaved family, friends and acquaintances of the deceased to bear this irreparable loss,” Bukhari said.

Former MLA Pahalgam Rafi Ahmad Mir on Friday also condoled the demise of Abdul Rashid Dar who was the former Chairman of J&K Legislative Council. Paying glowing tributes to the deceased, Mir termed it as a great loss for the society, Rafi said that “Dar Sahab had served public for decades and he will always be remembered for his contribution to the development of south Kashmir and adjoining areas”.

Mir expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayers for his eternal peace”, the statement read.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) has condoled the passing away of Senior Political Leader Abdul Rashid Dar and conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family.

JKPCC President G.A. Mir has expressed profound grief over the passing away of Former Chairman J&K Legislative Council Abdul Rashid Dar, describing him a seasoned political leader of J&K, who remained committed to serving J&K to the best of his ability.

Meanwhile, Former State Congress President Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed has expressed grief over the loss of veteran political Leader of J&K Ab. Rashid Dar.

Peerzada said Late. Dar was a most loved person, who served the people to the best of his ability.

I convey my deepest condolences to the bereaved family of Abdul Rashid Dar, Peerzada said.

G.A. Mir, Gulzar Ahmad Wani and Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed expressed solidarity with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.

Meanwhile, Muhammad Yousuf Taragami, Hakeem Muhammad Yaseen, Ghulam Hassan Mir, Imran Nabi Dar and Manzoor Ganie expressed sympathies with the family and prayed for the departed soul. (KNS)

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