Noted Drill Master Nazir D No More


Srinagar- Srinagar city lost its multifaceted personality and artist, sportsman and drill master Nazir Ahmad better known as Nazir D who led Scouts and Guides Programme in J&K for several years.

The deceased was suffering from chronic lung disease for some time and breathed his last on Friday.
Nazir was known for his teaching skills with locals saying that it is because of him that the most of the people living in downtown areas are qualified and are currently holding good positions.

"Nazir Sir was not only a teacher, but a fatherly figure for many. He bore the educational expenses of many students who were not able to get education due to financial problems,” said Umar Iqbal late Nazir's one time student and now president of Private Diagnostic Centres Association.

Nazir, who was a resident of Laigardoori Eidgah was known for his teaching skills, Umar said, adding that one cannot imagine the way and methods he was using to make the students understand.

Nazir D had a long association with Shaheen Public School Srinagar for several decades.

The funeral prayers for the deceased teacher were held at 2:15 PM at Fakeer Maqbar, Waniyar Chowk Noor Bagh.

Notably, Nazir is father of a social activist, Uman Omer.

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