Srinagar, Jan 29 : President of Anjuman Sharayee Shiaan and top Shia leader, Hujatul Islam Agha Syed Mohammad Fazalullah Monday passed away at his Budgam residence.
He was the brother of National Conference MLC Aga Syed Mehmood and uncle of NC MLA Aga Syed Ruhullah.
Family sources informed KNS he was suffering from lung cancer and passed away at around 11:30 am at his home in Budgam.
Witnesses said that over one lakh people attended the funeral of top Shia leader.
Various Islamic clerics and pro-freedom leaders also participated in his funeral.
Hujjatul islam, Agha Syed Mohammad Bakar Almosvi, the top Shia leader led the funeral prayers of Fazalullah.
Those who attended the funeral procession of the top Shia leader includes Aga Syed Hassan, Agha Syed Muhammad Hadi, Agha Syed Murtaza, Aga Ruhullah, Aga Mahmood, Molana Hakeem Sajad, Molana Maqbool Ahmad Joo, Agha Syed Muhammad Magami, Tehreek-e-Wahdat leaders including Khadim Hussain and Maqbool Magami, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader Syed Imtiyaz Haider, DFP leaders and Nisar Ahmed Rather, Tehreek-e-Wahdat leader.
The Islamic clerics and the pro-freedom leaders expressed sorrow over the demise of Fazalullah and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.
They also prayed for the eternal peace to the departed soul and patience for the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. (KNS)