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Syed Basharat Bukhari visits Atiqa Bano's family

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Srinagar , 07 Oct 2017

Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari today visited Sopore to offer personal condolences to the family of Late Atiqa Banoo.Ms Atiqa Bano a noted educationist, heritage activist and former Director, Education and Libraries, breathed her last earlier this week.Syed Basharat Bukhari while recalling the contribution of Late Atiqa Bano in preserving Kashmir's heritage and culture said that her contribution is historic which would be very difficult to emulate. He said it was due to her relentless efforts that led to the setting up of first of its kind Meeras Mahal at Sopore which the deceased continued to supervise till her death.The Minister also recalled the efforts of Atiqa Bano in the spread of education in north Kashmir, particularly among women. He said she was the   founder of Majlis-un-Nissa, the first ever women exclusive educational organization in north Kashmir  which rendered yeoman's  service  for  educational spread among the young girls of the area for which the late educationist would be remembered for ever.The Minister also prayed for peace to the departed soul of late Atiqa Bano and conveyed his heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family.

 

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