Jammu, February 24, (Scoop News)-Shiekh Nazir,a veteran national conference leader and former general secretary of the party passed away early Tuesday morning after his condition deteriorated on Sunday. He was put on dialysis,on Monday at Super Specialty Hospital where he breathed his last this morning,party worker said.
His body has been brought to Sher-I-Kashmir Bhavan,provincial party headquarter,for public before shifting to Srinagar,the Summer capital,for his funeral rites and burial at his ancestral grave yard near Hazaratbal,Party sources told Scoop News.
Shiekh Nazir was a respected figure in Kashmir political spectrum and is known for his views on Kashmir imbroglio. Earlier, he had traveled only once for treatment to Delhi when he was admitted or dialysis in Batra Hospital. For the past over two decades he was regularly put on dialysis on biweekly basis, the sources said.