STATE TIMES NEWS
SRINAGAR: Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Sunday expressed deep shock and grief over the demise of Ghulam Hassan Rather, former Power Development Commissioner and brother of former legislator and Apni Party district President Anantnag Abdul Rahim Rather, who passed away at his residence at Hyderpora in district Srinagar.
In a condolence message issued here, Bukhari described the deceased as a thorough gentleman who was known for his administrative acumen in the department besides his humility and compassionate behavior among the people and his vast social circles.
The Apni Party President expressed solidarity with the bereaved family, especially his party colleague Abdul Rahim Rather, relatives, friends and acquaintances of the deceased. He prayed for an eternal peace to the departed soul and endurance to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
Other Party leaders who also condoled the demise of Ghulam Hassan Rather included: Senior Vice President Ghulam Hassan Mir, Vice Presidents Aijaz Ahmad Khan, Choudhary Zulfikar Ali, Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, Usman Majid, General Secretaries Rafi Ahmed Mir, Vijay Bakaya and Vikram Malhotra, Party’s Chief Coordinator and district president Kulgam Abdul Majeed Padder, Provincial President Kashmir Province Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Provincial President Jammu Manjit Singh, Party Spokesman Javid Hassan Baig, Provincial Vice President Kashmir Jagmohan Singh Raina, Provincial Vice President Jammu Syed Asgar Ali, state secretary and district president Budgam Muntazir Mohi-ud-Din, Provincial President Women Wing Namrta Sharma, party media advisor Farooq Andrabi, party district president Srinagar Noor Mohammed Sheikh, district president Baramulla Shoaib Lone, Party District President Kupwara Raja Manzoor, District President Pulwama Ghulam Mohammad Mir, the three Provincial Secretaries of the Party Javed Ahmad Mirchal, Abdul Rashid Haroon, Nazir Ahmad Wani (Dailgami), Party coordinator South Kashmir Showkat Gayoor, Party coordinator North Kashmir Fazal Mehmood Beig, Party coordinator Jammu central Pranav Shagotra, incharge zone Zadbibal Irfan Naqeeb, Incharge zone Amirakadal Aijaz Rather and incharge zone Khanyar Mohammad Yaseen Choudisaaz.
Party’s senior leader and Ex-Minister Mohammed Dilawar Mir, Ex-Minister Ghulam Mohammed Bhawan, Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation Junaid Azim Mattu, Ex-MLA Choudhary Qamar Hussain, Ex-MLA Yawar Dilawar Mir, Ex-MLA Haji Mumtaz Ahmed Khan, Ex-MLA Kamal Arora, Ex-MLA Faqir Nath and Ex-MLA Prem Lal, Ex-MLA of Doda Ghulam Qadir Wani, Abdul Rashid Bhat, Mushtaq Ahmad, Advocate Javed Ahmad Mir, Mohammad Ashraf Dar, Ghulam Nabi Namthali, Mudasir Amin Khan, Jeelani Kumar, Irfan Matoo, Javed Ganderbali, Imtiyaz Rather and Muzaffar Reshi have also condoled the demise and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.