NC Leader Yasin Shah Is No More

Srinagar

Former MLA Sonwar and senior National Conference (NC) leader and Mohammad Yasin Shah passed away on Thursday morning.

M Yasin Shah

“The @JKNC_  family lost a kind & soft-spoken leader today. Yaseen Shah Sahib, Ex MLA Sonwar, passed away this morning. His loss will be deeply felt by all of us. My condolences go out to his family & loved ones. May Allah grant Yaseen Sahib Jannat,” NC Vice President Omar Abdullah tweeted.

Shah, who won the 1996 assembly election from Sonwar constituency in Srinagar was eventually appointed as the political adviser to the then Chief Minister, Dr Farooq Abdullah. Earlier, he had been a councillor of the Srinagar Municipality. Shah is survived by a son and a daughter, a doctor.

“He was an honest and dedicated worker of the party,” NC leader Ajay K Sadhotra said on phone. “People have lost a great help. I pray for his eternal peace and strength to his family.”

 

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