Ghulam Jeelani Baba passes away
GK NEWS NETWORK
Baramulla, Mar 31: The proprietor of Jeelani News Agency Baramulla, Ghulam Jeelani Baba, passed away last night after a brief illness. Jeelani was a pioneer of journalism in north Kashmir.
The entire journalist fraternity of Kashmir has expressed grief at the death and hailed the services of Ghulam Jeelani towards Kashmir journalism.
A noble person, Jeelani was actively associated with Greater Kashmir for more than 15 years besides being associated with different Kashmir-based newspapers. The entire team of Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Uzma condoled the demise at a condolence meeting held in Srinagar. The participants prayed for peace to the departed soul and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family.
Jeelani is the father of Greater Kashmir staffer Altaf Baba. Jeelani was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard at old town Baramulla and his Chahrum will be observed on Tuesday at 10:30 am at Kanlibagh.
People from different walks of life including political and non-political organizations like Jamaat-i-Islami Baramulla visited the family of the deceased and expressed their sympathies.
Jeelani is survived by his three sons and wife.
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