Srinagar: The elder brother of former EJAC President and Civil Society Activist Qayoom Wani has passed away in a Mumbai hospital after a prolonged illness on Tuesday.
Gulzar Ahmad Wani was the elder brother of former EJAC President and has served the education department as Chief Librarian besides Social activist and was undergoing Cancer treatment in Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai but lost the battle to the deadly disease.
Meanwhile owing to countrywide lockdown and suspension of air and surface transport, the family has decided to perform the last rights at Mumbai itself following which the deceased will be buried in a local graveyard there.
The bereaved family meanwhile has appealed well-wishers, relatives friends, neighbours and all those who intend to convey condolences to avoid visiting the family due to ongoing Corona restrictions and government directives to maintain social distancing and also requested everyone to pray for eternal peace to the departed soul.
The well-wishers can, however, convey their condolences on phone numbers Abdul Qayoom Wani [Brother ](8825094939,9419525310), Khurshid Ahmad Wani [Brother], (9419400663,9797213266), Abdul Rashid Wani [Brother], (9858805650). (KNS)