Begum Khursheed Bakshi, wife of former Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Late Bakshi Ghulam Muhammad, passed away at her Shivpora residence Tuesday evening after a brief illness. She was 86.
"She will be laid to rest at graveyard near Khawajabab Sahib Malteng at 10 a.m. on Wednesday," said the deceased's son Javaid Bakshi.
Born in Model Town Lahore, she migrated to Srinagar after partition and lived in Buchwara. She served as Principal Nawa Kadal College, Principal Teachers Training College, Director Social Welfare and Deputy Director School Education and was recipient of gold medal from government for her outstanding services.