Prominent jurist G A Tak is no more

Jammu, Jan 27: Prominent jurist and retired district and sessions judge Ghulam Ahmed Tak, breathed his last on January 26, after a brief illness at Jammu. He was 94.
 The deceased was laid to rest, last evening, at Gujjar Nagar grave yard in Jammu. Thousands of people participated in the last prayer of the departed soul.
 Prominent among those present were Minister for Planning Ajay Sadhotra, Minister of State (Independent) Industries and Commerce Sajad Ahmed Kichloo, Economic Advisor to the government Jaleel Ahmed Khan, Provincial President National Conference and former political advisor to the Chief Minister, Devender Singh Rana, MLA Inderwal GM Saroori, Justice (Retired) Justice OP Sharma, Justice (Retired) GD Sharma, sitting judges of the sub-ordinate judiciary and president Bar Association Jammu.
 Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Hassan Mir, MLC Sheikh Ghulam Rasool and MLC RS Chib also visited residence of Tak today to express condolence to the bereaved family.
 Tak was well known figure in the judicial and political circles of Jammu and Kashmir and retired as Registrar, High Court, J&K in the year 1973 but was reemployed as a member Anti-Corruption Tribunal in the year 1979 for three years up to March 31, 1982.
 He did his schooling from Islamia Primary School, Kishtwar and later graduated from Prince of Wales College, Jammu (now known as G.G.M. Science College) in the year 1939. After graduation he joined Aligarh Muslim University and did his M.A in history and L.L.B; (Law) in the year 1941.
 He was enrolled as a pleader by the high court of Jammu & Kashmir on September, 1941 and started his law practice from Kishtwar. He was appointed as Munsiff (Sub-Registrar) Jammu in 1950 following which he served at various places on different positions.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 27 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST

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