7th Death Anniversary of Religious philosopher, recognized Politician, the man of letters Maulana Iftikhar Ansari observed across J&K

wilayattimes (Jammu and Kashmir)

Srinagar | WTNS | October 01:30 September 2021 marked the 7th Death anniversary of Maulana Iftikhar Hussain Ansari was the celebrated figure with the diverse aspects . Ansari was the recognized global orator popularly known for Sham-e-Garibaan sermons which used to be watched million of people with the record

Ansari was born great with the golden heart and steel nerves, he was the visionary leader with gigantic adventitious political prowess.

His death turned out to be the bolt of blue for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Born on April 26, 1940, he studied Islamic theology in Iran, Egypt and Iraq.

Starting his political career in 1960s, Ansari was nominated as an MLC in 1973 on Congress ticket but switched to Janata Party in 1977.

He returned to Congress in 1980s and was chosen as leader of the Legislature party in the State Assembly from 1983 to 1987.

He was again elected to the state legislative assembly in 1996 on a Congress ticket and became a minister in the National Conference (NC) government headed by Farooq Abdullah.

Ansari joined the NC in 2002 and was elected from Pattan Assembly segment later that year but quit the party in 2006 to join the PDP. He lost the by—election the Shia cleric won the election in 2008 on a PDP “

Wilayat Times News Service (WTNS) reports that Majlis-e-Quran Khawani was held at Baba Mazar Zadibal Srinagar and also a day long Majlis-e Aza was organised at Jamia Imam Sadiq (A.S) Shadipora Bandipora under the banned of All Jammu and Kashmir Shia Association.

Tributes came in from various politicians and religious clerks.

Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone paid glowing tributes to renowned Islamic scholar and Jammu and Kashmir’s renowned political personality Moulana Iftikhar Hussain Ansari sahib on his 7th death anniversary .

Lone in his tribute remembered Late Moulvi sahib as a noted religious scholar and political leader who had dedicated his life for the upliftment of the downtrodden sections of the society and instilling in them enough confidence to fight and struggle for their genuine rights. Lone said that Molvi sahib’s contribution in the welfare and prosperity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir will be fondly remembered for times to come.

“He was a man with genuine spirit of patriotism.  Molvi sahib had a long relationship with my father and was in fact the founding member and first Vice President of the J&K Peoples Conference. He personally was very compassionate and was always there for me. I will always fondly recall long sessions with him and how he would guide me as fatherly figure. I will always remember him as a person who played an important role in my upbringing as a political leader and in facilitating me to evolve into a better human being,” Lone said in his tributary note.

Meanwhile other PC leaders including Abdul Gani Vakil, Imran Reza Ansari, Syed Basharat Bukhari, Fayaz Ahmed Mir, Nazir Ahmed Laway, Mansoor Soharvardi, Adv Bashir Ahmed Dar, Abid Hussain Ansari, Yasir Reshi, Mohammad Khurshid Alam, Mohammad Abbas Wani, Murtaza Khan, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Raja Aijaz Ali, Irfan Panditpori, Safina Baig, Sheikh Mohammad Imran, Adnan Ashraf Mir also paid tributes to Moulana Iftikhar Hussain Ansari sahib and paid for peace to the departed soul.

Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference (JKPC) on Thursday held a remembrance meeting at the party headquarters here to pay tributes to Moulvi Iftikhar Ansari sahib on his 7th death anniversary.

The leaders highlighted the crucial role played by Moulvi Iftikhar sahib in the upliftment of the downtrodden people and empowering them to fight for their dignity, rights and entitlements with impeccable will and determination.

Those who spoke on the occasion include Mohammad Abbas Wani who gave an emotional tribute to Moulvi sahib and remembered his contributions to the entire people of J&K. He fondly recalled Moulvi sahibs support and encouragement in his personal life and political life.