Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday expressed his profound grief and regret over the demise of the leading pro-freedom leader and Deputy Amir-e-Jamaat Islami PaK, Professor Alif-u-Din Turabi.
Paying rich tributes to the deceased for his matchless contribution to the freedom struggle, Mirwaiz said that Professor Turabi played a significant role in highlighting the Kashmir struggle on international level. He termed the demise of Turabi as a great loss.
Expressing sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family Mirwaiz offered special prayers for the deceased.
A condolence gathering was held at hurriyat headquarters Rajbagh during which the participants offered fath-e-Khwani for Professor Turabi, noted Hurriyat leader Ishaq Khan, mother of Awami Action Committee acting general secretary GN Zaki, and Hurriyat leader Ghulam Mohammad Banday.
While expressing their solidarity and sympathy with the bereaved families, the participants paid rich tributes for their contributions in the freedom struggle.
The condolence gathering was participated by senior Hurriyat leader including Abdul Majid Banday, Zaffar Akbar Bhat, Javaid Ahmad Mir, Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam, Abdul Manan Bukhari and others.