Various political leaders, social activists, judicial officials and people from other walks of life attended the funeral prayers of the mother of Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court, Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and J&K High Court Judge, Justice Muhammad Yaqoob Mir, who was laid to rest in her ancestral graveyard at Rajpora in Pulwama district today.
At a condolence meeting, held at the Rajpora residence of Justice Mansoor A Mir and Justice M Yaqoob Mir, people from different areas besides High Court and lower court judges, judicial officials and employees, political leaders and others expressed grief over the demise and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
The condolence meeting was attended by J&K High Court judges including Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar, Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey, Justice Husnain Masoodi, Justice Kotwal and Justice D S Thakur; ex- Chief Justice Nisar Ahmad Kakroo; National Conference general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, ex- Advocate General Ishaq Qadri, Advocate General Jehangir Iqbal Ganai, MLA Pulwama Muhammad Khalil Bandh, MLA Shopian Advocate Muhammad Yousuf Bhat and others.
According to the family members, the Chaharum of the deceased will be held on November 25 at the ancestral graveyard.
Meanwhile, Governor N N Vohra has conveyed his sympathy to Justice Mansoor Mir and Justice Yaqoob Mir on the passing away of their mother and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved to bear the loss with fortitude.
Former Chief ministers Dr Farooq Abdullah, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Omar Abdullah; NC leaders Dr Mustafa Kamal, Sakeena Itoo, Ghulam Mohiudin Mir and Congress leader and ex-Minister Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed, PDP leader and Minister for Horticulture Abdul Rehman Veeri and Democratic Party Nationalist president Ghulam Hassan Mir have expressed grief over the demise and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
Meanwhile, JEWA held a condolence meeting here today in which Association president Aijaz Ahmad Wafai and its members expressed solidarity with Justice Mansoor A Mir and Justice M Yaqoob Mir. They also prayed for Jannat to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved to bear the loss.