Mirwaiz blessed with boy

Srinagar: Moderate separatist leader and chairman of a Hurriyat Conference faction Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was today blessed with a baby boy.As the news broke on Internet, the social media here was awash with the congratulatory messages with some announcing the arrival of heir apparent to the Mirwaiz dynasty.The news about the birth of the baby boy was first announced by Mirwaiz’s media advisor Shahid-ul-Islam on the social networking site, Facebook.“Mirwaiz Saheb blessed with a baby boy today early morning at a private hospital in Srinagar,” Shahid wrote on the Facebook.With the birth of the baby boy today, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has become the father of a third child. He already has two daughters Maryam, 8 and Zainab, 6.