People from different spheres of life have expressed their grief over the demise of father-in-law of journalist Malik Sajid. His father-in-law, Abdul Wahid Malik was martyred while performing Hajj. Besides others, prominent among those who expressed heartfelt condolences include:
Lieutenant General (R) Syed Ata Hasnain , Amitabh Matto, Political Advisor to Chief Minister, Haji Rashid Dar, MLA, Sopore, Aijaz Mir, MLA Wachi, Muhammad Shabir Chowdry, SSP Bandipore, Fayaz Ahmed Lone, SSP Budgam, Shamsher Hussain, SSP Civil Secretrait, Colonel Brijesh Pandey, Nayeema Ahmad Mahjoor, Chairperson SWC, Dr Asgar Samoon, Divisional Commisioner Kashmir, Altaf Thakur, Media Incharge BJP, Waheed Rahman Parra, Political Analyst to Chief Minister, Senior Bureaucrats Dr G.N. Qasba, Tufail Matto and Bilal Bhat, Farooq Renzu Shah, Social Worker and Religious Scholar, Qayoom, S.P. Sopore, Ghazanfar Ahmad, Director Handicrafts, Mushtaq Ahmed Rather, Deputy Director Handicrafts, Amir Ali, MD Social Welfare Board, State Press Firm and other Journalists.