Tributes to singer Farash on Chaharum
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Jan 2: Glowing tributes were paid noted Kashmiri light and folk singer, Abdul Rashid Farash who passed Wednesday.
Thousands of people attended Chaharum of the deceased survived by wife and two daughters aged nine and three years respectively. Farash was 43.
The prominent amongst the mourners were representatives of Radio Kashmir, Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar, singers and fans.
Nightingale of Kashmir, Shameema Dev Azad has also offered sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Residents of his native Maharaja Bazar termed Farash a man who brought fame for the locality adding that he was a pious and an upright man.
Director, DDK Dr Rafiq Masoodi said Farash had never complained of anything all his life adding that he was great singer.
“He is no more. But will live in his melody,” said Showkat Hussain Thakur, a friend of Farash.
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