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The Royal Insignia - Wajid Ali Shah period

Reproduced from the Family Souvenir ......

CONDOLENCE MESSAGES

 
PRESIDENT OF INDIA :-

"The President was sorry to learn of the death of your father. He wishes to convey his sympathy to you and your family."

Sd: A. V. PAI, I.C.S.
Secretary to the President of India.


VICE-PRESIDENT OF INDIA :-

"I was distressed to hear about the passing away of your father, Prince Meher Quder, in Calcutta. It is a great loss to you personally. My deepest sympathy to you in your great bereavement."

Sd: S. Radhakrishnan,


GOVERNOR OF UTTAR PRADESH :-

"It is with feelings of deep sorrow that I heard of the demise of your father, Prince Meher Quder, in Calcutta. I convey to you and the other members of your family, my sincere condolences on this sad event. I had the pleasure of meeting Prince Meher Quder's youngest son, Prince Nayyer Quder, who is now studying in England, when he came to meet me in October last.

May the soul of the departed rest in peace."

Sd: B. Ramakrishna Rao


GOVERNOR OF WEST BENGAL :-

"Shrimati Padmaja Naidu, the Governor of West Bengal… has heard with regret of the demise of your father, Prince Meher Quder. The Governor has asked me to convey her condolences to you and to other members of the family in your sad bereavement."

Sd: S. K. Mukherji I.A.S., Secretary


HOME MINISTER, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA :-

" …..I am very sorry to learn… of the death of you father. Please do accept my sincere condolence, and please also convey them to the other members of the bereaved family."

Sd: Lal Bahadur.


MINISTER FOR IRRIGATION AND POWER, GOVT OF INDIA :-

"I have bee deeply grieved to learn of the sad demise of your father, Prince Meher Quder and offer my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. In the death of your father we have lost a gentleman of rare charm and refinement. I am sure you will worthily maintain the noble and patriotic traditions of the family. May God give peace to the deprted soul and also give you and your relations the strength to bear you great loss. Amen"

Sd: H. Mohd. Ibrahim.


PRESIDENT, INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS :-

"….I am sorry to know about the death of your father, Prince Meher Quder. I send my condolences to you and other members of the family. May his soul rest in peace."

Sd: N. Sanjiva Reddy


GENERAL SECRETARY, WEST BENGAL PRADESH CONGRESS COMMITTEE:-

"….We learn with a deep sense of sorrow the news about the sad demise of your illustrious father. Prince Meher Quder. The glorious role played by his family in the freedom struggle of India is wellknown to all. On behalf of the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee I convey to you all our heartfelt condolence and sympathy…"

Sd: Bijayananda Chatterji


SECRETARY, UTTAR PRADESH CONGRESS :-:-

"…I am sorry to learn the death of your father. Please accept my heartfelt condolences."

Sd: Banarsi Das


VICE-CHANCELLOR, ALIGARH UNIVERSITY:-

"I am grieved to learn of your great loss. God's will be done. May He grant you all the strength to bear this loss and may his soul rest in peace. Please accept my heartfelt condolences in your bereavement."

Sd: B. H. Zaidi (Col.)


HIS HOLINESS UMDATUL ULAMA SYED KALBE HUSAIN, HIGH PRIEST, LUCKNOW:-

"....We are for the Lord, and to Him we go. I am extremely aggrieved to hear this news. May God rest the deceased in peace, and comfort you in your tragedy. This is a great loss. Truly the protection of father is a great comfort for man, but we are helpless before the will of the Almighty. The deceased was fortunate to have left behind such qualified and talented sons, who hold great promise for the future…God willing. I will attend the majlis of Chehlum, provided I am informed from before. Please convey my sincere condolences to your elder brother and your most revered mother."

Sd: Kalb-e-Husain


RAJA OF KOTAHA & PINDRAWAL :-

"…I am much aggrieved to learn from a gentleman today that your good father expired…It is impossible to avoid death. But on such a terrible occasion I can well understand how much you would be feeling distressed. I have myself crossed this stage two years earlier than you…I have written you at London. If you stay here longer, come over. You may find some Solace…"

Sd: Mohammad Kazim Ali Khan


NAWAB SYED AFSAR HUSAIN, ADVOCATE, LUCKNOW :-

"…I have learned of this stunning news. End must come to every one, but the void that is created causes distress to the near and dear ones…"

Sd: Afsar Husain




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T E L E G R A M S :

 

MAULANA NASEERUL MILLAT. M.L.C. AND MAULANA SAEEDUL MILLAT :-

"Accept Condolences. Praying peace…...."

Naseer Saeed



EDITOR, WASIQADAR, LUCKNOW :-

"Alas, the wounds of the loss of kingdom of Oudh had not yet dried. There was a sentimental hope that the son of the last King of Oudh was alive. That was some consolation. But this shocking news has broken our hearts…"

Raj'at



EDITOR, LIMELIGHT, CALCUTTA :-

"…When I read the news in the papers of your beloved father's sad demise I felt very sorry for you as you could not be near your father at the time of his passing away…"

Shivshankar



PRINCE SULTAN HASSAN, GRANDSON OF LATE HAMID ALI, PRINCE OF OUDH, LUCKNOW :-

"Heartfelt condolence. Loss is mine…"

Chunnan



EDITOR, NAZZARA, LUCKNOW :-

"Shocked to hear news…"

Fazal Naqvi



Mr. A. W. KHAN, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN, KARACHI :-

"Greatly shocked. Accept heartfelt condolence."

Waheed



Mr. NADIR ALI KHAN M.A.LL.B., ADVOCATE, MUZAFFARNAGAR :

"There is no death; the stars go down
To rise upon some other shore
And bright in heaven's jeweled crown
They shine for ever more."

With deep feelings of grief and sorrow.


Nadir



EDITOR, SHIA GAZETTE, LUCKNOW :-

"…The death is a loss not only to you but to the nation. Different from other branches of the families of the Kings of Oudh, the deceased led an exemplary life equipped his sons with the highest possible education. This achievement will leave impressions lasting for generations."

Abidi




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R E S O L U T I O N S :

 

WEST BENGAL BILLIARDS ASSOCIATION :-

"The West Bengal Billiards Association places on record its deep sense of sorrow at the sad death of the Prince of Oudh, the father of Mr. M. Kaukab, the Hony.   Jt.   Secretary of the Association. The Association conveys its heartfelt condolences and sympathies to Mr. M. Kaukub, and other members of the bereaved family in their irreparable loss."

Sd: P. N. Roy, Hony.Jt. Secretary



THE BILLIARDS ASSOCIATION AND CONTROL COUNCIL OF INDIA :-

"The Billiards Association & Control Council of India places on record its deep sense of sorrow at the sad death of the father of Mr.M.Kaukub, a member of the Control Council. The Association conveys its heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved family in the irreparable loss."

Sd: B. K. Roy, Hony. Secretary.



THE MUSLIM INSTITUTE, CALCUTTA. :-

"This meeting of the Executive Committee of the Muslim Institute expresses deep sense of sorrow on the sad demise of Prince Meher Quder of Oudh Family whose, and whose sons Sahebzada Anjum Quder's and present Committee member Sahebzada Kaukub Quder's long association with the Institute has been of invaluable help in its activities. It is lamentable that on account of his untimely demise the late Prince did not survive to renew his generous donation associated with the name of his illustrious grandmother Begum Hazrat Mahal.. made on the occasion of our last exhibition of Fine Arts. In him we have lost a sincere friend and sympathiser.

The Eid Re-Union due to be held in the following week has been postponed.

All the members present recited Fateha."


Sd : S. Rahman, Hony. Gen. Secretary



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