Mirwaiz Shopian laid to rest
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Mirwaiz Shopian laid to rest

Mirwaiz Shopian Moulana Abdul Hameed was laid to rest on Wednesday at his ancestral grave yard in south Kashmir's Shopian town.

Despite the hostile weather conditions, thousands of peoplefrom the adjoining and far off places took part in the funeral prayers ofMoulana Hameed.

Moulana Hameed, 75, breathed his last at a hospital inSrinagar on Tuesday afternoon. His congregational  Fateh Khawani would  be performed on March 23 at his ancestralgrave yard near Jamia masjid, Shopian at 11 am, the family member said.

Meanwhile, many social, religious, cultural and tradeorganisations have expressed  profoundsorrow over the demise of Moulana Hameed.

National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah, NCvice-president Omar Abdullah,  Auqafcommittee Jamia masjid, Shopian, former PDP lawmakers Muhammad Yousuf Bhat andAbdul Razaq Zawoora also offered their condolences to the bereaved family.

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