Political leader Iftikhar Ansari passes away

Iftikhar Ansari
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.

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