Noted poet and former official at University of Kashmir, Ghulam Muhammad Khan, popularly known as Gulzar Hazratbali, passed away on Tuesday after a brief period of illness.
He was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard at Dargah Hazratbal where hundreds of people participated in his funeral prayers.
People from different walks of life, including the KU Vice-Chancellor, Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi condoled the demise of Gulzar Hazratbali and prayed for peace to the departed soul. He also expressed his sympathies with the bereaved family.
The congregational Fateha-Khawni of the deceased shall be observed on December 28 (Thursday) at 11 am at our ancestral graveyard at Dargah Hazratbal (opposite Hazratbal shrine, from VIP-road side).