Unprecedented rush of people was witnessed today at the Fairview residence here on the chahrum of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, former Chief Minister of the state. People in droves from all walks of life came to pay their homage to the departed leader. From ordinary people to politicians across political spectrum, VIPs and business fraternity thronged the Srinagar residence to offer condolences to the bereaved family members. Several religious scholars and political leaders also spoke on the occasion and paid glowing tributes highlighting the significant contribution of late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in the socio-economic development of the state. Senior party leaders also paid homage to their guide and mentor who devoted his entire life in the service of the people of the state. The huge rush of people, both at Fairview and Bijbehera residences, has continued following the passing on of late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in New Delhi on Thursday last.
2015 Kashmir Despatch