Er Rashid led Awami Ithaad Party (AIP) lost its spokesman, Moulana Showkat Ahmad Nadvi in a road accident in North Kashmir’s Pattan town on Monday. The deceased was a professor in Law College of Kashmir before joining politics.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of the Showket at his hometown Lar in central Kashmir. They expressed solidarity with the bereaved and prayed for peace to the departed soul. Locals said Showket was a humble person.
Three workers of AIP were on way to Baramulla in an vehicle (JK01S-8496) when it was hit by a Tata Mobile (JK05C-6712) coming from the opposite side of the road near TCP Palapora Pattan. All the three persons boarding the vehicle were injured among whom Showkat Ahmed Shah (Nadvi) son of Abdul Ahad died on the spot.
Expressing deep sorrow over the demise of Showkat Nadwi, Er Rashid said, “They were on way to Baramulla when their vehicle met with an accident. The party is shocked over the untimely death of Showkat Ahmed Nadvi.”
As per AIP, Nadvi was a religious scholar, an intellectual, a great teacher, man of simplicity, a social worker and a true nationalist Kashmiri who always showed his concern towards the sufferings of Kashmiri people.
Nadvi was not only spokesman of AIP, Er Rashid said, but a sincere Kashmiri who despite having available all that what is required for a charming life, choose to join the politics, believing it as a holy mission.