Srinagar, Aug 15: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of Mian Bashir Ahmed Larvi, a great spiritual personality & a widely respected Gujjar Leader.
In her condolence message, Mehbooba described Bashir Saheb as a spiritual guide, mass leader and as someone who dedicated his entire life to the cause of people and religion.
“In Bashir Sahab’s loss, Kashmir has lost a true son of soil, poor and destitute have lost a friend, Gujjar community has a lost a strong advocate of their empowerment and his followers have lost a spiritual guide,” Mehbooba said.
Recalling his contributions Mehbooba said that Mian Saheb will not only be remembered for his spiritual guidance but shall also be revered for his social contributions to his community and to Jammu and Kashmir at large.
“Mian sahab always vocally stood against those who tried hard to divide communities, strived for a harmonious and equitable relationship between communities and always put the interests of his people first,” Mehbooba added.
Expressing solidarity with the bereaved family, Mehbooba prayed for the eternal peace to the departed soul and strength to his family to bear this loss.
“I express my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family especially to Mian Altaf Saheb and his family at this time of grief and sorrow,” she said while praying for everlasting peace and harmony to the departed soul.
Meanwhile, Party leaders including vice president A R Veeri, General Secretaries G N Lone Hanjura, Dr Mehboob Beg, Nizam ud din Bhat , Senior Leaders Sartaj Madni, Naeem Akhthar, Sofi Abdul Gaffar, Syed Farooq Andrabi, Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Aasiya Naqash, Advocate Mohd Yusuf Bhat, Abdul Hameed Kosheen, Ghulam Mohi ud din Wani, Aijaz Ahmad Mir & Bashir Ahmad Mir have also condoled the demise of Miyan sahib and prayed for eternal peace to his soul.