Senior journalist Nazir Masoodi’s mother passed away on Friday after being hospitalized in Srinagar for a few days.
Kashmir Press Club expressed grief over the demise of his mother and in a brief statement, the Club said, “On behalf of the fraternity the club Management prays for peace to the departed soul and extends sympathies with the bereaved family.”
Veteran journalists and politicians expressed grief over the loss. Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti wrote: “Heartfelt condolences to Nazir Masoodi & family on the passing away of his mother today. Losing a parent is never easy & hope god gives him strength. Allah Ta’aala maghfirat farmayain.”
Omar Abdullah, a former CM of J-K, said, “Very sorry to hear about the tragic demise of [Masoodi’s] mother. May Allah grant her place in Jannat and may Nazir and the rest of her family find strength at this difficult time.”
Masoodi is a senior journalist, currently working as bureau chief with NDTV.
The Kashmir Walla offers heartfelt condolences to Masodi and his family and prays for her eternal peace.