Gh Mohi-ud-Din passes away
Pulwama, Mar 4: Noted Islamic scholar and Mirwaiz Pulwama, Haji Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Azim, 77, passed away after prolonged illness at his residence Chatapora here on Friday.
Azim was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard wherein thousands of people participated in his Nimaaz-e-Jinaaza.
Many political, social and religious organizations have condoled Azimís demise.
Azim received basic religious education from his father, Late Abdul Rehman Shah, but could not continue his formal education after fifth primary due to poor financial background.
He, however studied Islamic literature and succeeded to emerge as a learned religious scholar in valley.
Azim was a founder member of Muslim United Front in 1986 and later worked as State convenor of one of its factions for many years. He was presently Imam and Khateeb of Central Jamia Masjid Pulwama.
Azim was staunch supporter of Kashmir cause for which he was jailed on many occasions.
Meanwhile, the Pulwama Traders Federation has asked the shopkeepers to close their business establishments on Saturday.
The Gousia Institute will also remain closed for three days in memory of Azim under whose supervision the Institute was founded in late 40ís.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 4 Mar 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 4 Mar 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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