Srinagar, May 23: The 53rd death anniversary of Muhajir-e-Millat Mirwaiz Moulvi Yousuf Shah (RA) is observed on both sides of the divide In Jammu and Kashmir with full respect and honor today.
The statement issued by Awami Action Committee to Kashmir News Trust reads that due to Covid 19 pandemic no public function to commemorate the services of the late Mirwaiz could be held in Srinagar.
In Muzzafarbad PM Raja Farooq Haider and his cabinet ministers offered Fateh Khawani at the mazar of Muhajir-e -millat before which Quran Khwani was held there.
J&K Awami action committee whose chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq continues to be under house detention since August last year, recalled the great services and contributions of the son of soil in creating religious political and social awareness among the masses in J&K and providing leadership and guidance to them. paying rich tributes to Muhajir-e-Millat AAC said the translation and commentary of holy Quran in Kashmiri language by the late Mirwaiz put Kashmir on the global Islamic map and greatly helped in spread and understanding the message of Quran in vernacular language.
AAC said Muhajir e Millats political stand of honouring the will of people of J&K for which he suffered exile cannot be forgotten and is the way to peace and prosperity in the subcontinent.