Balti poet and former Publication Assistant, Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Kargil, Imdad Hussain Imdad passed away on August 27.
Writers, poets, and intellectuals of Kargil and Leh paid rich tributes to the deceased soul and expressed immense grief. They said that the death of Imdad Hussain is a great loss to Balti language and literature.
Recalling his literary contributions the writers, poets, and intellectuals stated that the deceased has rendered notable services as a poet for promotion and preservation of the vernacular languages and literature and his contributions will be remembered in all times to come.
Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Kargil and Leh, literary and cultural organizations as well as poets and writers of Balti, Shina Dardi and Purgi languages expressed their sympathies with the bereaved family in this hour of grief and prayed for peace to the departed soul.