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Srinagar, June 12: A statement issued by Awami Action Committee(AAC) communicated that with profound grief it is informed that the daughter of late Moulvi Noor-u-din Shah (RA) and aunt of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq passed away in Islamabad, Pakistan yesterday, the 15th of Ramadhan . Ina lilahi waina ilahi rajioon. The deceased was the wife of Late Muhammad Afzal Shawl.
Moulvi Noor u Din shah who was a senior leader of the Muslim Conference and was serving a prision sentence at the time of partition in1947 for his political ideology , was straight away deported by the authorities from jail to pakistan Administered Kashmir along with his wife and his little children and like Muhajir -e -Millat Mirwaiz Maulana Yousuf Shah who had also been exiled to PAK,declared an enemy agent by the indian and state government.
AAC said that it is the tragedy of kashmir that an artificial line was drawn through our land and thousands of families including the family of Mirwaizeen were divided and made to suffer, not even allowed to meet each other ,even in times of grief. AAC said that it is unfortunate that Mirwaiz Umar Farooq cannot visit his family and share their grief in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan as his passport stands impounded. Similarly when shaheed e millat was Martyed his grieving sister uncles and close relatives were barred by the GOI from coming to Kashmir to console the family.
AAC members convened a condolence meeting and expressed grief and sorrow at the demise of Mirwaiz’s Aunt. The members expressed solidarity with the bereaved family both in pakistan and here.The members also offered special fatiha prayers for the departed soul.