Srinagar: The octogenarian religious personality and Mu’azzin of historic Jama Masjid Srinagar, Molvi Yasin Shah sahab passed away Friday after a brief illness.
The Namaaz-e-Janaazah of late Yasin sahib was offered at 10.30 am before the congregational Friday prayers in view of the COVID 19 situation.
Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid expressed deep grief and sorrow over his demise and termed it a big loss for the religious fraternity of Kashmir especially those who would visit jamia Masjid.
In the condolence meeting held by Anjuman Auqaf General Secretary Haji Altaf Ahmad Bhat , rich tributes were paid to Moulvi Yasin Sahib for his six-decade-long sincere and selfless services to Jama masjid.
“Amid moist eyes, prayers were offered in favour of the departed soul. The services of the family of late Yasin sahab towards the Anjuman and Jamia masjid for past century were also recalled by the members,” it said.