JAMMU — Former Vice-chancellor of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri Professor Irshad Ahmad Hamal passed away on Saturday morning.
Hamal had taken ill briefly before passing away, a close relative of the top academician told GNS.
Meanwhile, incumbent Vice-chancellor of the varsity Professor Akbar Masood, senior functionaries and faculty members have condoled the demise.
Recalling the contribution of Hamal as the Vice-chancellor of BGSBU ( 2010-2015), Professor Akbar Masood in his condolence message credited Hamal for his several academic and developmental initiatives in the varsity.
Masood said that the contribution of Prof. Hamal in the growth and development of the university would always be remembered.
Praying for eternal peace to the departed soul, Akbar said, “I am deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Prof. Irshad Ahmad Hamal. It is a moment of grief and loss for the entire BGSBU fraternity. On behalf of whole BGSBU family, I express my deepest condolences and pray to Almighty to grant peace to the departed soul and patience to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.”
Dean Academic Affairs, Dean of Students, Registrar, deans of various schools, heads of various departments, faculty members, officers and staff of the university also condoled the demise of Prof. Irshad Ahmad Hamal and expressed their solidarity with the bereaved family. (GNS)