Chairman, Kashmir Economic Alliance, Showkat Chowdhary's sister Nusrat Zia today passed away at Delhi after brief illness. As per family members, Nusrat (55) was a professor at Jammu University.
She breathed her last at 11.30 am. She was presently Urdu professor at Jammu University. Her body was flown to her home at Cooperative colony at Sidhra in Jammu.
The deceased will be laid to rest at her ancestral grave yard in Jammu at 11 am on Sunday.
Meanwhile, people from all walks of life have condoled Showkat Chowdhary on his sister's demise.
Representatives of various traders and tourism associations of Kashmir have expressed their sympathies with the bereaved family.