Senior political leader from Kashmir, Moulvi Iftikhar Ansari, passed away on Tuesday after a brief spell of illness.
Ansari, from People’s Democratic Party (PDP), was the party’s representative from Pattan area of North Kashmir. He was also a spiritual figure in the region. He was taken to New Delhi for treatment.
He will be buried at his ancestral graveyard in Zadibal area of Srinagar.