Various social and religious groups have condoled the demise of Khawaja Abdul Rashid Jan of Malik Sahib Safakadal Srinagar.
He was the father of renowned ophthalmologist Dr Haroon Rashid presently posted at JLNM Rainawari.
Jan has served on various government posts and was also an ex-deputy conservator of forest. The family said that keeping in view the present situation which demands staying at home, the mourning will be only for three days and there will no congregational Fateh Khawni. However, the family requested people to pray for eternal peace to departed soul from their respective homes. The deceased was elder brother of noted industrialist and social activist Nasrulla Jan.