SRINAGAR: Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Friday expressed deep shock and grief over the demise of Al Haaj Peer Shams-ud-Din Sahib who passed away today at his makeshift residence in Masjid-e-Murshideen in Kupwara.
In his condolence message, Bukhari termed his demise a personal loss while describing him as an epitome of spirituality, humility and benevolence.
“Peer Sahib had dedicated his whole life for the propagation of Islamic teachings that promoted spirituality, brotherhood and peace. His life was a beacon of light that brought hope and love in the lives of people across the length and breadth of Kashmir. He lived a simple life and was helpful to those in need,” he remarked.
Bukhari said that his demise has left a huge void hard to be filled and he will always be remembered for his altruistic services for times to come.
He said that Peer Sahib’s teachings were aimed at religious awakening and spiritual upliftment among the people and his contribution in this field shall be marked with golden letters in the annals of history.
“Peer Sahib’s demise is a personal loss for me and my family. I extend my heartfelt condolences with the bereaved family members especially Al Haaj Peer Abdur Rashid Sahib in this time of grief. I further pray for the peace to the departed soul and forbearance to the family, associates and acquaintances of Peer Sahib to bear this irreparable loss,” he said