AAC condoles demise of M Yaqoob Mir, other persons

Srinagar, December 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Awami Action Committee (AAC) has expressed grief over the demise of several personalities associated with the organisation and Kashmiri society.

Among the deceased include AAC Khanyar constituency Secretary, Muhammad Yaqoob Mir; grandmother of Owais Ahmad Bhat of Narwarah; and wife of former Khateeb and Imam of Dargah Hazratbal, late Bashiruddin Farooqui.

The AAC paid rich tributes to the late Muhammad Yaqoob Mir for his organisational and mobilisation services throughout the region, calling him a fearless political activist who made tireless efforts in taking forward the mission and programmes of the Awami Action Committee since the period of Shaheed-e-Millat Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq to the present Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

The AAC, on behalf of the organisation and its incarcerated head Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, expressed condolence with Riyaz Ahmad Mir, Fayaz Ahmad Mir, Wajahat Ahmad Mir and Aijaz Ahmad Mir, the sons of the late Muhammad Yaqoob Mir; and with the bereaved Butt and Farooqui families.