Pro-Pakistan separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani passed away in Srinagar after prolonged illness Wednesday night. He was 92.
Taking to Twitter, Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti expressed sorrow on the death of Geelani.
“Saddened by the news of Geelani sahab’s passing away. We may not have agreed on most things but I respect him for his steadfastness & standing by his beliefs. May Allah Ta’aala grant him jannat & condolences to his family & well wishers,” Mufti said.