Anantnag, February 19: Thousands of people attended funeral prayers of renowned scholar and Urdu poet Mushtaq Ahmad Khan in his native village Seer Hamdan area of district Anantnag .
According to eyewitnesses , thousands of people including Islamic preachers attaended his funeral .
Mushtaq Ahmad Khan 70-year old scholar and was cheif patron of Anjuman Tableegh-ul-Islam .
He breathed his last at around 11 a.m in Srinagar hospital .
Many Islamic preachers and leaders have expressed sorrow over his death .