&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Wednesday paid rich tributes to prominent Daastango, Mohammed Ismail Mir, who passed away today after brief illness.
On the sidelines of Academy’s ongoing Kashmir Theatre Festival being held at Tagore Hall, artistes and Academy staff condoled the demise of Mir and recalled his contribution to the tradition of Daastangoi in Kashmir.
The speakers expressed deep sympathy with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
Meanwhile, Secretary Academy, Dr. Aziz Hajini, on hearing the news of Mir’s demise, visited his Mujgund residence and conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
Pertinently, Mir was a prominent Daastango, who was instrumental in keeping the flame of the tradition of Dastangoi alive in the State.