PDP President and former Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday condoled the demise of a well-known litterateur, poet, novelist and critic, Prof Hamidi Kashmiri who passed away late last night.
In her condolence message, Mehbooba Mufti recalled the contribution of Professor Hamidi Kashmiri towards literature, particularly Urdu criticism which she said earned him a distinctive place even on the national level. The PDP President has conveyed her sympathies to the bereaved family of Professor Hamidi and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
Meanwhile, the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir expressed profound grief over the passing away of Professor Hamidi Kashmiri and conveyed his deepest condolences to bereaved family.
In his condolence message, Mir said Kashmiri was most valued educationist and institution, who has contributed enough to reform the education system in the Kashmir University, describing him as an illustrious son of the soil.