SRINAGAR: The Central University of Kashmir (CUK) today condoled the sad demise of Prof. Muhammad Ishaq Khan, a distinguished scholar and a known historian of Kashmir. Prof Khan was also a member of the Court of the Central University.
In a condolence meeting held at Sonwar Transit Campus of the University here with Vice-Chancellor Prof. Abdul Wahid in chair, the Vice-Chancellor spoke about the great qualities of head and heart of the late professor and said that his death is an immense loss to the Kashmir society in general and academic fraternity in particular.
The Vice-Chancellor, along with faculty members and other staff expressed sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the
departed soul. Prof Khan passed away at SKIMS, Soura on Friday after a brief illness.
Tarigami grieved over Prof Khans demise
Meanwhile CPI (M) State Secretary Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has expressed profound grief and shock over demise of the noted historian.
In a condolence message issued here today, Tarigami has termed Prof Khan an intellectual par excellence and a literary fertile mind whose death has created a huge void in the academic and research field, hard to be filled in near future.
Recalling the academic contribution of the deceased, Tarigami observed that in his various official capacities, Prof Khan has not only contributed a lot but inculcated scholarly, innovatory and inquisitive mindset among his taught.
Referring to his various works, Tarigami said that the books authored by Prof Khan have tremendously added to the credible and authentic intellectual assets of the state. His tenure at Sheikh-ul-Aalam Chair at the University of Kashmir saw remarkable progress in the academic domain of the chair.
Expressing solidarity with the bereaved family, the CPI (M) leader prayed for the courage to the family and eternal peace to the departed soul. Prof Khan will live long in the annals of history of intellectuals and academicians who have left indelible marks in their respective fields, Tarigami remarked.
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