SRINAGAR: Haji Ghulam Qadri Mir, father of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Abdul Ghani Mir passed away at his residence Kalmona Vilgam Handwara Tuesday morning.
Thousands of people including prominent officials, social and political activists attended the funeral prayers of the deceased at his ancestral village.
Several political and social organizations have offered condolences to the family. Chief Minister Omar Abullah, Law Minister Mir Saifullah, MOS Home Sajad Kitchloo, Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Prasad besides others expressed grief over the demise.
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