Apni Party pays tribute to Syed Ghulam Rasool Gayoor

'His educational and literary contributions will be always remembered: Ghulam Hassan Mir’

Srinagar, Oct 22: Apni Party on Friday organised a meeting at its central office in M2 Church Lane, Sonwar where the party leadership commemorated the contributions of Syed Ghulam Rasool Gayoor on his 16th death anniversary.

The meeting was headed by Apni Party Senior Vice President Ghulam Hassan Mir. Besides, Media Advisor Farooq Andrabi along with various other party affiliates were also present in the meeting.

Addressing the gathering, Ghulam Hassan Mir described Syed Ghulam Rasool Gayoor as a great educationist, thinker, politician and poet whose contributions to Kashmir society, in specific, will be always remembered.

“He was aptly called as Saut-i-Kashmir, The voice of Kashmir as he always raised the concerns of the people. Besides being a literary personality Gayoor Sahib was a prominent social worker, a philanthropist who was always ready to help others,” he said.

Mir said that his killing by unknown gunmen 16 years ago was a tragic event that sent waves of shock among the social and political circles alike. However, his rich legacy will never cease to exist.

At the end of the meeting, the Party leadership prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.