Srinagar: Syed Bashir Ahmad father of Deputy Secretary, JKAACL Syed Shakeel-ur-Rehman passed away this morning at his native place Qazipora, Tangmarg due to natural causes.
A highly decorated Ex-BHM (Hony.) of Indian Army, the deceased had the distinction of having served various wings of the armed forces for 32 long years.
Initially recruited in the 1St J&K Light Infantry, the deceased served the armed forces with utmost zeal and earned around six service medals during his illustrious service career spanning decades.
The deceased is survived by wife, three sons – Irshad Hussain, Noor-ul-Amin & Shakeel-ur-Rehman besides a daughter.