Srinagar, Sep 21, KDC: In a somber gathering, the faculty and students of Govt. Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, came together today to pay their respects and mourn the untimely demise of a cherished colleague, Senior Post Graduate Scholar Dr. Deepak Sharma, hailing from the Department of Surgery.
The poignant event unfolded within the walls of the GMC Srinagar Auditorium, as those present grappled with the loss of Dr. Deepak Sharma, a promising young talent. Tragically, Dr. Sharma, who hailed from Kishtwar district and was residing in Jammu, lost his life in a devastating road accident on Tuesday morning near Qazigund in the southern reaches of Anantnag district, reported news agency Kashmir Dot Com.
Dr. Deepak Sharma’s sudden departure has left an irreplaceable void within the medical community, casting a shadow over colleagues and mentors alike. The Principal/Dean, accompanied by senior faculty members, registrars, and postgraduate scholars from GMC Srinagar, expressed their deep anguish and profound sorrow at the tragic loss of a remarkable individual and dedicated scholar.
In this challenging moment, the entire GMC Srinagar community unites in unwavering support for the grieving family. Their thoughts and prayers extend, seeking solace and strength for the family as they grapple with an immeasurable loss. They hope for Dr. Deepak Sharma’s departed soul to find eternal peace.
The loss of Dr. Deepak Sharma reverberates deeply within the heart of Govt. Medical College, Srinagar, and resonates throughout the broader medical fraternity in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
Reflecting on the legacy left behind by Dr. Sharma, Professor Iqbal Saleem, Head of the Surgery Department at GMC Srinagar, shared his sentiments, saying, “Dr. Deepak Sharma was not just an exceptional doctor but also an incredibly kind and hardworking individual. It had been many years since I had encountered a young doctor of his caliber, and what truly set him apart was his profound humility. His dedication to his work and his patients was truly remarkable. His loss is a tragic one for the medical community, and he will be deeply missed.”
Earlier in the day, Professor Iqbal Saleem conveyed the heartbreaking news on X, saying, “It is with utmost grief that we share the sad news of the demise of our senior postgraduate scholar, Dr. Deepak Sharma, who unfortunately met with a fatal road traffic accident near Qazigund in South Kashmir. May his soul Rest In Peace. The GMC Srinagar Surgery department stands with the bereaved family. (KDC)