SRINAGAR: National Conference stalwart and former MLC Nasir Khan of Keran passed away on Saturday after an illness.
In a statement, the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party President, Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah have expressed profound grief over the sad demise of senior party Leader and Ex MLC Nasir Khan of Keran.
In his condolence message, Dr Farooq termed the demise of Nasir Khan as a personal loss.
He said, “The news of his passing away has saddened me; in his passing away, the party has lost an industrious soldier. His passing away has created a void, which will not be easy to fill for many years. I express my sympathies with the bereaved family, and followers of his, I share their grief and pray for the fortitude to them in these trying times. I pray to Almighty to bestow the highest echelons to him in Jannat,” he said.
Party Vice President in his condolence message said, “Deepest condolences to the bereaved family, I have had a long association with late Nasir Khan Sahib, a dedicated, sincere and loyal soldier of the party. He always remained committed to the cause of strengthening the Party and serving the people of his area to the best of his ability. I express unison with the bereaved family members of his. I pray to Almighty to give strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss. I share the grief of the grief-stricken family and pray to the Almighty to grant the deceased highest station in Jannat,” he said.
Among others Party General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Additional General Secretary Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial Presidents Nasir Aslam Wani, Devender Sigh Rana, Senior leaders Muhammad Shafi Uri, Abdur Rahim Rather, Mian Altaf Ahmed, Sharief Ud Din Shariq, Chaudhary Muhammad Ramzan, Mubarak Gul, Shameema Firdous, Sakina Itoo, Nazir Ahmed Khan Gurezi, Muhammad Akbar Lone, Hasnain Masoodi, Mir Saifullah, Muhammad Syed Akhoon, Ali Muhammad Dar, Dr Bashir Ahmed Veeri, Dr Sajad Shafi Uri, Showkat Mir, District Presidents Javed Dar, Altaf Kaloo, Peer Afaq, Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar, Abdul Majeed Larmi, GM Mir, Showkat Hussain, Qafil Ul Rehman, Qaisar Jamsheed Lone, Tanvir Sadiq, Mushtaq Guroo, Salman Ali Sagar, Imran Nabi Dar, Sarah Hayat Shah, Basharat Bukhari, Reyaz Bedar, Shafkat Watali, Sajad Kitchloo, Sajad Shaheen, Aijaz Jan, Ratanlal Gupta, Qamar Ali Akhoon, Showkat Ahmed Mir; Sheikh Bashir Ahmed, JS Azad, Ghulam Hassan Rahi, GR Naaz, Er. Sabiya Qadri, Irshaad Kar, Khawaja Yaqoob Wani have also expressed profound grief over the demise of Nasir Khan, extended deepest condolences to the bereaved and eternal peace to the departed in Jannat.
My colleague, ex member of the Legislative Council Nasir Khan Sb passed away today.He fought a valiant battle against the after effects of COVID & we were all hopeful he would win the fight.Sadly Allah decided otherwise. May he find place in Jannat. Condolences to @ShahrukhSpeaks
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) October 31, 2020
Meanwhile, a condolence meeting, presided over by party General Secretary Sagar was held at Party Headquarters Nawa-e-Subha, Srinagar. Party’s Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Muhammad Syed Akhoon, District President Srinagar Peer Afaq, Provincial Secretary Showkat Ahmed Mir; YNC Provincial President Salman Ali Sagar, Ahsan Pardesi were also present in the meeting. On the occasion, the participants paid homage to late Nasir Khan Sahib, expressed unison with the bereaved family and peace to the departed soul. On the occasion the participants offered Fatiha, praying for the highest echelons to the deceased in Jannat. The leaders while paying homage to Nasir Khan Sahib said that his contribution towards the socio-political emancipation of people of Karnah will be remembered for all the times to come.
Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has also condoled the demise of former MLC, Nasir Khan.
In a condolence message, the Lt Governor has prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family members.