Jama’at-e-Islami J&K today expressed its deep solidarity with the bereaved family and described Moulvi Showkat Ahmed Shah’s death an irreparable loss to the Millat-e-Islamia
A high level delegation of Jama’at-e-Islami J&K, led by its Ameer Sheikh M. Hassan visited the residence of Showkat Ahmed Shah at Lal Bazar and paid glowing tributes to him for his ever lasting and glorious services to the cause of Islam and the Muslims.
The delegation expressed its deep solidarity with the bereaved family and described his death an irreparable loss to the Millat-e-Islamia
Ameer-e-Jama’at while remembering great services rendered by Moulana Showkat to Islam and for unity of Millat, described him as one of the heroes of the Islamic history and prayed to Almighty Allah for his eternal peace. The delegation comprised of Qazi Ahadullah. Muzaffar Jan, Gh Muhammad Bhat, Faheem M Ramzan and Gh Rasool Bhat.
Peoples Democratic Party General secretary Mohammed Dilawar Mir and MLA Chadoora Javaid Mustafa Mir has strongly condemned the killing of noted religious leader and president of Jamiat Ahli Hadees Moulana Showkat Hussain Shah Sahib in an IED blast yesterday.
Expressing grief and sorrow over the attack on the religious leader which apart from taking away his life also resulted in death and injury to many Mohammed Dilawar Mir said such inhuman act is antithesis of both religion and politics. He said that late Moulana was engaged in conduct and pursuit of religious instruction and his departure from the scene would be felt by the entire society at large.
Later a condolence meet was held in srinagar today headed by District President Mohammed Ashraf Mir and Secretary Coordination Ab Hameed Kosheen and others leaders including Nisar Ahmed Mandoo, Youth General secretary Showkat Gayoor , Mohd Shafi Mir, and all the Zonal Presidents of Srinagar district. The leaders recalled late Moulana’s efforts of public welfare and prayed for eternal peace of departed soul.
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chairman, National Panthers Party strongly condemned the brutal assassination of Islamic Preacher, Moulvi Showkat Ahmad Shah in
The Panthers Chief said that the people of
In his condolence message to the members of the bereaved family the Panthers Chief has expressed sympathy with them with a prayer that Allah shall grant peace to the departed soul.
Minister for Higher Education, . Abdul Gani Malik has expressed deep shock and sorrow over the killing of Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah.
He said that the deceased Maulana was a man of high stature with pious qualities for which he will be remembered forever.
Malik expressed sympathy with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
Meanwhile complete Bandh was observed in
It may be mentioned here that Militants had earlier fired at his car in 2006 and hurled a grenade at his house in Lal Bazar in outskirts of city in 2008.
Shah had termed last year’s stone pelting protests as un-Islamic,criticized by hardliners who had supported stone pelting protests, had challenged the perpetrators of violence to cite even one sermon from Islamic religious texts which supports such acts.
He was among the first who had demanded a fresh inquiry into the killings of separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Farooq, Abdul Gani Lone and Qazi Nissar.
Following his statement, Hurriyat leader Abdul Gani Bhat and Sajjad Lone had openly said that these leaders had been killed by "our own men".