ctogenarian religious personality and Mu’azzin of historic Jama Masjid Srinagar, Molvi Yasin Shah sahab passed away Friday morning after a brief illness.
Anjuman Auqaf Jama Masjid srinagar expressed deep grief and sorrow over his demise and termed it a big loss for the religious fraternity of Kashmir especially those who would visit jamia Masjid.
Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid spokesperson said that Mirwaiz Umar Farooq could not lead the Namaaz-e-Janaazah prayers due to his continued house arrest since August 5, 2019. Anjuman Auqaf members and hundreds of locals bid adieu to Molvi Yasin Sahib with moist eyes.
In the condolence meeting held by Anjuman Auqaf general secretary Haji Altaf Ahmad Bhat, rich tributes were paid to Moulvi Yasin Sahib for his six-decade-long sincere and selfless services to Jama masjid . Amid moist eyes, prayers were offered in favour of the departed soul. The services of the family of late Yasin sahab towards the Anjuman and Jamia masjid for past century were also recalled by the members.
During the meeting, members recounted that after his fathers death , late Yasin Sabab would uninterruptedly give the call to prayer , the “Azan “five times each day at the Jama Masjid. Auqaf members while paying glowing tributes to Moulvi Shah Sahib termed him a true Aashiq-e-Rasool (SAW) .
On hearing about the demise of Molvi Yasin Sahib, Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir expressed deep grief and termed it a big loss for the people of Srinagar especially for those having association and devotion with Jama Masjid.