Qazi Hussain’s demise widely condoled
Srinagar, Jan 7: Various political organizations have expressed deep sorrow over the demise of the former Amir Jama’at-e-Islami, Pakistan, Qazi Hussain Ahmad, on Sunday morning, describing it a great loss to Ummah.
Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, who is presently lodged in Central Jail, Srinagar, has paid glowing tributes to late Qazi Hussain, describing him a great scholar and statesman whose compassionate and fatherly figure would will always be remembered.
Democratic Freedom Party Chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah has expressed deep shock and sorrow over demise, describing Qazi Hussain an institution in himself who worked for the propagation of Islam.
“Qazi sahib strived hard for Islamic revolution in Pakistan. He was a great man of spirit with deep sincerity and affection. When he was the Jama’at-i-Islami chief he put in his hard efforts to work for the institution, Shah said in a statement today, adding that “Qazi Hussain very much committed cause of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He played an important role in internationalizing the Kashmir cause. Whole Kashmiri nation is indebted to Qazi Hussain for the role he played for the Kashmir cause.”
“In the death of Qazi Hussain we have lost a great mentor,” Shah said.
National Front Chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, has termed the death of Qazi Hussain Ahmad, as a great loss for the Muslims of subcontinent.
Condoling the death, Khan, in a statement, said Qazi had dedicated his life for the implementation of Islam. “Kashmiris have lost a great and sincere advocate because Qazi Hussain was raising his voice in favour of Kashmiris in every forum,” he said, adding that after the death of Prof Gafoor, Muslims of the subcontinent lost second great soul.
In a condolence message to Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan and the people, Khan said the best way of paying homage to Qazi Hussain was to continue the mission and principles of deceased leader.
Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu Kashmir on Monday organized Nimaz-e-Jinaza Gaibana (funeral prayers in absentia) for late Qazi Hussain at Eidgah, Old Barzulla.
Nimaz-e-Jinaza which was attended by hundreds of people was led acting chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Muhamad Ashraf Sehrai.
In his condolence address, Sehrai termed his demise as a great loss on religious and political spectrum of the whole world.
He said Qazi Hussain was a prolific religious writer, veteran politician and a daring warrior. “Qazi Hussain actively supported the suppressed people of both Jammu Kashmir and Afghanistan without showing any expediency. He had strived hard to provide every possible help to people of Kashmir,” he said. Sehrai said Qazi Hussain took great interest in providing every possible assistance to Kashmiris in their camps and even he was the first person who visited Bosnia and provided the suppressed people the moral as well as monetary help.
“It is our obligatory duty to carry on the on-going movement and this is in real sense a great tribute to such a personality,” said Sehrai.
Meanwhile, Tehreek- e -Hurriyat has announced that funeral prayers in absentia for late Qazi Husain Ahmad would be organised again on January 11, Friday, at all district headquarters.
Meanwhile, general secretary Ghulam Nabi Sumji and chairman Democratic Political Movement Advocate Muhammad Shafi Reshi, in their condolence messages, have also expressed their grief over the demise.
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