Matric Results: Slain Militant’s Son Makes Her Mother Proud



Son of Martyr
Nazar Jahangir Bhat

Nazar Jahangir Bhat who lost his father during 20 hours long gun battle with forces August last year has secured 472 marks in the annual matric exam with 94.4 per cent.

Nazar, student of a government school, told CNS that his percentage could have been more, had his father would have been alive. “I was quite depressed and shocked after losing my father. He was my inspiration and used to take good care of me,” the 16 year old student said.

Army (55 RR) killed two militants Showkat Ahmad Lone of Lelhara and Shaheen Gulzar of Talangama Pulwama last year in August in the paddy fields at Rakh-e-Lojoora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Gulzar Ahmed Bhat alias Shaheen is father of Nazar.

According to police, “he was a categorized militant and was involved in motivating the youth to join militancy in the recent past. He was involved in weapon snatching incident at Government Hospital in Pulwama. He played an important role in strengthening the over ground network of LeT outfit in the area.”

“After the death of his father, my son lost hope and started losing interest in studies. The family members supported and motivated him. We were expecting that he will bag the first position, but we know the hardships and pain he went through and have no regrets,” Zamrooda Akhtar, his widow mother said adding that her son has made her proud.

Student of Government High School Pathan and a resident of Talangam Pulwama, Nazar Bhat said that he is proud of his slain father. “My father was highly educated and religious and it was he who imbibed the universal and Islamic education in me. My success lies in my solid belief in Allah. Just follow the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), recite holy Qur’an, offer prayers and work in the right direction and you will hit the bulls eye,” the religious minded Nazar said.

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