Mukhtar Ahmad Mir, a veteran and renowned tutor of Botany from Tral died due to heart attack in Srinagar on Saturday.
His sudden death has spread shock among the people, in nook and corner of the valley, as the said teacher was very young and dedicated, who has taught thousands of students in schools and coaching centres.
The social media is also flooded with the posts related to his death, where people particularly his students share their condolences with his family and prays for his soul.
Locals said that, large number of people gathered at his house and participated in his funeral prayers.
They said that he was later laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in South Kashmir’s Tral here.
Various religious and social organisations have condoled his demise and expressed their heartfelt condolences.
Meanwhile, Media personnel of Tral including Basharat Rashid, Sheikh Kousar, Syed Manzoor, Junaid Shafi, Syed Aijaz, Shabir Bhat, Sheikh Shabir, and others have also condoled the demise and expressed condolences and sympathies with the bereaved family.