ISLAMABAD, May 05 (SABAH): Former Senator and veteran Pakistani politician Professor Khurshid Ahmad has expressed great grief over the demise of Kashmiri separatist leader and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu Kashmir Chairman Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai on Wednesday, terming it a great loss for the freedom struggle of Jammu and Kashmir.
Professor Khursheed Ahmed expressed these views in a condolence statement issued on Wednesday.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu Kashmir Chairman, who was popularly known as Ashraf Sehrai, was detained under the Public Safety Act in July last year.
Professor Khursheed Ahmed, in his condolence message, stated that Sehrai was a front-line solder of the Kashmir’s freedom struggle since last 60 years. He was also a brave journalist and an inspirational poet and writer. He was a close confidant of Quaid Tehreek-e-Azadi Jammu Kashmir Syed Ali Shah Geelani and worked day and night for the freedom of the Muslims of Jammu and Kashmir. He prayed that may Allah Almighty bless the deceased soul for his services for Islam and freedom struggle of the Muslims of occupied Kashmir, and empower his family with patience and strength to bear the loss.