Srinagar, January 06, 2013 (PPI-OT): Hurriyet leaders in occupied Kashmir have expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Qazi Hussain Ahmad, former Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan. The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, who is in New Delhi, in a statement issued in Srinagar, said that he would visit Pakistan to condole the death of Qazi Hussain Ahmad and express solitary with the bereaved family if he was provided with travel documents.
Paying rich tributes to the former JI Amir, the veteran Hurriyet leader said that the death of Qazi Hussain Ahmad had personally shocked him as he had lost a loving brother. He prayed Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and give courage to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.
On the other hand, Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir in a meeting held at its headquarters in Srinagar decided that Ghaibana Namaz-e-Janaza (funeral prayers in absentia) of Qazi Hussain Ahmad would be held on Monday at 2:00 pm at Old Barzala Eidgah in Srinagar. Hurriyet leader, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai will lead the prayers.
Meanwhile, Hurriyet leaders, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Firdous Ahmad Shah and Bashir Ahmad Butt in their statements have also condoled the death of Qazi Hussain Ahmad and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.
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