Malik expresses grief over the demise of Professor Hamidi Kashmiri
Srinagar, Dec 28: Chairman, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed his heartfelt grief over the demise of legendary intellectual, writer, teacher, poet, social leader and ex-vice chancellor of Kashmir University, Professor Hamidi Kashmiri who passed away yesterday.
In a press release issued here, Malik while paying tributes to late Hamidi Kashmiri said that he was an upright man who had a loving and caring heart and eternal love for his mother land Kashmir. Recalling his courage and passion for standing for truth and the oppressed, JKLF chairman said that in 1992, when he (Yasin Malik) started an indefinite hunger strike against ‘operation Tiger’ carried out by Indian forces, late professor Hamidi who was Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University at that times, joined the protest and raised his voice for Kashmiri youth.
“Nations that are alive don’t forget or overlook the sacrifices and virtues of their great men and women and always continue recalling their services for the righteous national cause,” Malik was quoted as saying as he prayed for the departed soul.
Meanwhile, Malik also expressed heartfelt grief and sorrow over the demise of Mothers of senior journalists, Manzoor Anjum who passed away recently. Malik also condoled the demise of the mother of another journalist Noor-ul-Qamran who breathed her last recently.