Anantnag shuts on death anniversary of Qazi Nisar

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Anantnag town and adjoining areas of south Kashmir on Tuesday to commemorate the death anniversary of Muslim United Front (MUF) leader and founder of Ummat-e-Islami, Qazi Nisar.

His son and chairman of Ummat-e-Islami, Qazi Yasir, had called for shutdown today.

Shops and other business establishments remained closed in the town and some adjoining areas – Achabal, Dialgam – to remember him.

Qazi was killed by unknown gunmen on this day in 1994 in the nearby Bon Dialgam village.

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