SRINAGAR, July 24: Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Friday expressed deep shock and grief over the demise of National Conference leader Dr Mohammad Shafi who passed away at his residence in Anantnag district.
In a condolence message issued here, Bukhari described the deceased as a noble soul who always strived for the mitigation of sufferings of people in his area. The JKAP president prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and endurance for his family to bear this irreparable loss.
Meanwhile, party senior leader and former legislator Rafi Ahmad Mir also extended condolences to the bereaved family. Mir said the demise of Dr Shafi has created a void among his vast social circles which will be hard to fill.
The party leadership also extended solidarity with the bereaved family, friends and acquaintances of the deceased at this time of grief.