NC pays tributes to Sher-e-Kashmir on his 113th Birth Anniversary
Commemorative functions to be held across the State
Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday paid glowing tributes to Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on the eve of his 113th Birth Anniversary.
National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Vice President Omar Abdullah, senior party leaders, functionaries highlighted Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah’s legacy of sacrifices and statesmanship while pledging to fulfill his mission of restoring the political rights and honour of the State and its people.
“Commemorative functions will be held across the State with major functions organized at Qaid Mazaar at Naseem Bagh in Srinagar and at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan in Jammu on Wednesday,” a party spokesman said, adding, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah will offer Fateha at Qaid Mazaar at Naseem Bagh in Srinagar on Tuesday morning in presence of party leaders, workers and activists.
NC President Dr. Farooq Abdullah, while paying glowing tributes to Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah on his 113th Birth Anniversary said Sher-e-Kashmir’s struggles and sacrifices for the dignity of this State and its people need to be emulated to take the State out of the throes of divisive politics and sinister plans of political disempowerment.
In his message, NC Vice President Mr. Omar Abdullah said, “Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah’s legacy denotes the State’s high traits of pluralistic ethos and inclusiveness. He nurtured and strengthened this characteristic and cemented the bonds of love between various sections of the society and different regions of the State.”
Party’s other senior leaders too have paid glowing tributes to Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah.
Governor pays tribute to Sheikh Abdullah
Jammu, December 4: Governor Satya Pal Malik has paid rich tribute to Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on his birth anniversary and recalled his significant contribution to the development of Jammu and Kashmir.
In his message, Governor observed that Sheikh Sahib was a popular leader and a social reformer who fought for the rights of the oppressed sections of the society, irrespective of caste, creed or religion and strived for the sustenance of secular and pluralistic values.
Governor said that a sustained endeavour towards strengthening of our democratic institutions and maintenance of communal harmony and brotherhood would be a befitting tribute to Sheikh Sahib.