Hakeem Ishtiyaq Hussain passes away
Last rites today, HCBA suspends work
SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI
Srinagar, Mar 6: Senior advocate, Hakeem Ishtiyaq Hussain, passed away in New Delhi on Tuesday morning after a brief spell of illness. His body would reach Srinagar on Wednesday for last rites.
Hakeem Ishtiyaq Hussain is the younger brother of Justice (Retd) Hakim Imtiyaz Hussain, member of J&K State Accountability Commission (SAC).
Hussain was born on April 9, 1954. He did his LLB from Lucknow University and was enrolled as advocate in Delhi High Court in 1980.
He was designated as Senior Advocate High Court of JK in 2008. He was twice appointed as Additional Advocate General of the State and has represented various departments and institutions like General Administration Department, University of Kashmir, JKBOSE, etc.
He had authored many law books on various subjects like preventive detention, state code criminal procedure, state code of civil procedure, court fee and suit valuation. He was founder editor of Srinagar Law Journal which is considered as most reliable law journal cited in the courts.
The High Court Bar Association (HCBA) expressed grief over the sad demise. After receiving news of Hussain’s death, the executive committee of the Bar held a meeting and decided to suspend work on Tuesday and Wednesday in High Court and subordinate courts, a HCBA spokesman said in a statement.
Meanwhile, Div Com conveyed his condolences to Justice (Retd) Hakim Imtiaz Hussain, on the untimely death of his brother advocate Ishtiyaq Hussain and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Chief Patron of JK Shia Association, Moulana Iftikhar Hussain Ansari condoled the sad demise and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.
Others who condoled the demise include Chief Patron of Jammu and Kashmir Ittihad-ul-Muslimeen (JKIM), Moulana Abbas Ansari.
The Bemina trust held a meeting with chairman, Syed Sibte Ali in chair. “It was decided that the blood donation camp will be held in the memory of the deceased,” a spokesman of the trust said.
Meanwhile Ahle-Biat (AS) Foundation and Educational Trust and Bazme Sadat-e-Hamdani have also condoled the sad demise.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Mar 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Mar 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 7 Mar 2012 00:00:00 IST
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