Demise of Sheikh Zakiri widely Condoled


Srinagar:The demise of leading religious figure of Ladakh region, Sheikh Muhammad Hussain Zakiri has been widely condoled.

Representative of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Syed Ali Khamenei in India, Hujatul-Islam Mahdi Mahdavipur in his condolence message said the founder of the Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust in Kargil was a pious scholar who preached Islam without getting tired and sincerely struggled in the cause of Islam. 

“I convey my heartfelt condolences on the passing away of this aged combatant to all the reverend Ulama and the pious and revolutionary people of Kargil and all his associates and colleagues in the Imam Khomeini (R.A.) Memorial Trust, all his family members and relatives and pray Almighty Allah to shower His blessings and mercy on the departed soul and grant patience and reward to all his family members.

‘“During the Islamic Revolution in Iran he fully realized the guiding spirit of the revolution which is to revive the true and real Islam that is the Seerah of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) and the Infallible Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) and in order to defend the teachings and ideals of the great personality of the present era Hazrat Imam Khomeini (R.A.)

Agha Mahdi further said “in this regard late Sheikh along with a group of dedicated Ulama earned out outstanding efforts with selfless courage and sacrifice till the last breath of his life. 

Aga hoped all the members of the IKMT will continue this movement until its ultimate results are attained and any move which may tarnish the unity and harmony be avoided. 

Meanwhile Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti also condoled the demise of Sheikh Zakiri.

In her condolence message, the Chief Minister said Sheikh Mohammad Hussain Zakiri, would be remembered long for not only spreading the message of  humanism, love, peace and brotherhood but also for his contribution in the  socio-economic and educational emancipation of the people of Kargil.

The Chief Minister while expressing sympathies with bereaved family prayed  for eternal peace to the departed soul.

Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali and Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar have also condoled the demise of Sheikh Mohammad Hussain  Zakiri. 

Minister for Information Technology Molvi Imran Raza Ansari  has also expressed  grief and sorrow over the sad demise of prominent religious leader.

Expressing his sympathy with the bereaved family, the Minister   also prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.

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