One of the Prominent Religious Shia Scholar of J&K and the General Secretary Anjuman-e-Jamiyat Ullama Asna Ashriya Kargil (the Islamic Society of Kargil, ISK) Hujatul Islam Sheikh Mohammad Toha passed away yesterday in Jammu.
He was 70 year old, born in a religiously pious family of Akhonepa from Baroo in 1943. After his basic education, he went to Najaf Asharaf in Iraq for Islamic studies in 1964, 65 for 8 years and after returing kargil became busy in spreading Islamic Education and social work.
He was elected the General Secretary of the Pristigious Religious Organization of Ladakh Region the Huzia Ilmia Asna Ashriya (ISK) in the eighties during the period of Hujatul Islam Sheikh Mohammad Mufid as President of the ISK and later after regular interval was reelected for the post till date. He is survived by 2 girls.
As the news about his death spread, people from different walks of life made it to Kargil at Islamia School Kargil.
The Dead Body of the Late Ullama is expected to reach Kargil late tonight. According to schedule of Anjuma-e-Jamiyatul Ullama the Nimaz-e-Janaza will be performed tommorrow at his ancesteral grave yard at Thang Baroo.