Senior advocate Javed Ahmad Kawoosa passed away last night after a brief illness, JKHCBA said today.
In a statement, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA) said the funeral prayers for the deceased were offered at Peer Bagh following which he was laid to rest at Sanat Nagar graveyard.
“JKHCBA Srinagar breaks this sad news with broken heart that senior LAWYER J A Kawoosa passed away tonight after a brief spell of ailment. All the members of the Bar and bench are deeply grieved and shocked,” read the statement.
The Bar Association has decided to suspend the work today as a mark of respect to the deceased. “All the Lawyers of JKHCBA and Honble judges are accordingly informed.
Condolence meeting is [being] held in the afternoon today in the conference hall at high Court,” added the spokesman. Meanwhile, the VC, Registrar and officers of the Kashmir University have condoled the demise of the senior advocate.—GK