Literary activist Muhammad Ahsan passes away


Muhammad Ahsan ‘Ahsan’ a noted literary activist and founder member of Adbi Markaz Kamraz passed away Wednesday morning after brief illness.

Muhammad Ahsan was referred to Srinagar hospital following chest pain complaint. He breathed his last in the hospital. Ahsan, 86, is survived by his wife and a son.

Ahsan worked with AMK since its inception and advocated the protection of Kashmir language and culture. Ahsan was uncompromising and always spoke his mind.

In his condolence message, President AMK Shujaat Bukhari has said that the death of Muhammad Ahsan ‘Ahsan’ is an irreparable loss to the on-going literary movement led by AMK.

“We have lost a guide, patron and experienced member in his death. It is an irreparable loss,” Bukhari said.

Bukhari added that AMK had a long-standing relationship with Ahsan, and his demise is a loss not only to AMK and to the literary community of the state as well.

General Secretary AMK Amin Bhat while condoling the demise said Ahsan was a senior most literary figure who is known for his contribution to Kashmiri linguistic movement.

“We have lost a literary leader. It is an end of an era,” he said.

President Literary Forum Bandipora Mubashir Nazki also condoled the death of Muhammad Ahsan.

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