Rising Kashmir NewsSrinagar:
Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister (CM) Mehbboba Mufti Wednesday expressed grief over the demise of Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan, a noted literary personality.
Besides the Governor and CM, many ministers, political leaders and socio and cultural organizations expressed grief over the demise of Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan, a noted literary personality.
In his message, Governor prayed for peace to the departed soul and wished the bereaved family the strength to bear the loss.
Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti while condoling the demise of the noted literary figure Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan recalled the vociferous activism of the deceased for the protection of Kashmiri language and culture. “His absence from the literary scene would be felt for long,” Chief Minister, who is also the President of J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages, said in her statement.
Mehbooba Mufti has conveyed her sympathies with the bereaved family of late Ahsan.
Vice President of J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages (JKAACL) Zafar Iqbal Manhas Wednesday also condoled the demise of Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan who he described as an old friend and colleague.
Condoling the demise of Ahsan, Manhas conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Secretary, JKAACL Dr Aziz Hajini in his statement has paid rich tributes to Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan.
Dr Hajini was among the hundreds of people who joined the funeral of Ahsan.
The Academy also held a condolence meeting at its headquarters this morning in which rich tributes were paid to Ahsan.
Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar Wednesday in his condolence message said Ahsan has immensely contributed to local literature and social upliftment in various capacities, both in his native area of Hajin, Bandipora and other parts of the State.
"His demise is a great loss for the literary community of the state," he said.
While offering heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, Akhtar prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
Jammu Wing of Adabi Markaz Kamraz Wednesday while expressing grief over the demise of Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan it is a big blow to the movement for promotion and development of Kashmiri language and literature
Jammu Wing of Adabi Markaz Kamraz statement said an emergency meeting was held under the chairmanship of Wali Mohammad Aseer Kishtwari to condole the sudden demise of veteran Kashmiri writer Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan.
The meeting among others was attended by B N Betab, Piyaray Hatash, Rinku Koul, Prof Shihab Inayat Malik, Amin Banjara, Prem Nath Shad, Bal Krishan Sanyasi, Moti lal Masroof, Santosh Shah Nadan and Dr Abdul Majeed Bhaderwahi, statement said.
Maraz Adbi Sangam has also expressed grief over the Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan’s demise.
Maraz Adbi Sangam (MAS) statement said a condolence meeting was held at Anantnag to pay tributes to Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan.
Statement said G N Aatash who presided over the meeting. Statement said president MAS Kaleem Bashir considered his death a great loss.
Atash while paying tributes said: “I have lost a close friend, who contributed a lot to literature.”
Many writers and poets including Ali Shaida, Izhar Mubashir, Murtaza Shibli, Mir Roshan Khayal, Yousuf Jahangir, Naadir Ahsan, Dr Gulzar Ahmad Rather and Prof Nisar Nadeem also paid rich tributes to Mohammad Ahsan Ahsan.