Srinagar: Chairman MPL Board and Grand Mufti Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of Mufti Abdul Ghani Azhari Sahib, leading religious scholar and spiritual leader of Jammu & Kashmir, who passed away in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, after a brief illness.
Mufti Nasir ul Islam paid glowing tribute to Mufti Abdul Ghani Azhari Sahib for his 70-year-long religious, academic, preaching and teaching services. Invoking a hadeeth of the Prophet (SAW), described the demise of Mufti Sahib great to muslim ummah. The deceased also served as Head of department of Arabic at University of Kashmir .
Terming Mufti Abdul Ghani Azhari Sahib as a well-versed and highly experienced religious scholar, the Mpl board said the deceased scholar had special religious and academic relations with late Mufti Azam Muft Mohammad Bashir ud Din sahib
Expressing heartfelt condolence and sympathy with his son Moulana NIzam- Ud- din Nadvi and his thousands of disciples, Mufti Azam prayed for Jannaa to Mufti Abdul Ghani Azhari and patience for the bereaved family members, associates and his devotees.