Dr Israr’s demise mourned
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 15: People from different walks of life have expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of noted Islamic scholar, Dr Israr Ahmad, who passed away on Wednesday at his Lahore residence, due to cardiac arrest.
National Conference president and union minister Dr Farooq Abdullah, while expressing sorrow over the demise, described it an irreparable loss to the Islamic World. “The void created by Dr Israr’s demise is difficult to fill,” he said, extending condolences to the bereaved family.
Expressing sorrow over the demise, Jammu Kashmir Jamiat-e-Hamdani patron Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Moulana Riyaz Ahmad Hamdani described Dr Asrar’s demise a tremendous loss to the Ummah. He prayed for the deceased and expressed solidarity with the bereaved.
The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate expressed shock over the demise and said his contribution to Quranic studies and other service to Islam would be remembered for centuries.
Expressing sorrow over the demise, the incarcerated senior leader of Hurriyat Conference (M) and chairman Jammu Kashmir National Front, Nayeem Ahmad Khan described Dr Israr a great Islamic scholar, orator par excellence and expert in Quranic studies. He said Ummah lost a great leader and scholar and the void created by Dr Israr’s demise was difficult to fill. Khan expressed solidarity with the family and people of Pakistan.
The High Court Bar Association, at a condolence meeting here expressed sorrow over the demise. Paying tributes to Dr Israr, the members described him a great thinker and Islamic scholar of modern times, who spent his life in the service of Islam. His message was based on pure Towheed and Quran-u-Hadis.
“Besides an Islamic scholar, Dr Israr had deep insight in modern sciences and other branches,” said Bar spokesman said.
Nimaz-e-Jinaza Gayibana (funeral prayers in absentia) of Dr Israr was offered today in the High Court complex here.
Expressing the sorrow over the demise, the Muslim League chairman, Mushtaq-ul-Islam paid tributes to his service to Islam. He prayed for the deceased and expressed solidarity with his family.
The Tehreek-e-Wahadat-e-Islam general secretary, Nisar Ahmad Rather has expressed sorrow over the demise, describing it a great loss to Ummah. He prayed for the deceased and expressed solidarity with the family.
Awami National Conference also condoled the demise, describing it a great loss to Ummah.
Mourning the demise, the Democratic Freedom Party acting chairman, Moulana Muhammad Abdullah Tari said Dr Israr made a huge contribution to Quranic studies, which made him an outstanding scholar.
The Employees’ Joint Action Committee (Q) president and J&K Kashmir Teachers’ Forum chairman, Abdul Qayoom Wani has expressed shock and sorrow over the demise, describing it huge loss to the subcontinent Muslims.
Paying rich tributes to Dr Israr, Wani said his valuable contribution to Islamic studies and services to Islam would be remembered all times to come.
The district president of Islamic Study Circle and district administrator Sakahawat Centre Islamabad and Kulgam, Ghulam Mustafa Shaheen, has expressed grief over the demise of Dr Israr. In a statement, he described Dr Israr as speaker par excellence and Mufassir-e-Qur’an.
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Lastupdate on : Thu, 15 Apr 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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