NC remembers party stalwart Sheikh Nazir Ahmed on his 6th death anniversary
Dr Farooq, Omar Abdullah lead party in paying tributes to Sheikh Nazir, recall his contribution to party
Srinagar, February 23: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President, Member of Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah paid glowing tributes to party stalwart and former party general secretary Sheikh Nazir Ahmed on his 6th death anniversary saying his personal and political traits were emblematic of Sher-e-Kashmir life and struggle.
In his message Party President, while paying glowing tributes to Sheikh Nazir Sahib terming him a conscientious and honest politician. “Nazir Sahib was brought in the mould of Sher-e-Kashmir life and struggle. Uncompromising on his principles and beliefs, which he had inherited from Sher-e-Kashmir, he was a strong spirited person. His matchless contribution towards strengthening the party will be remembered for all the times to come. A statesman to the core, he stood for his principles until his last breath. Today on his 6th death anniversary, I pay my earnest tributes to him. May Almighty grant him the highest echelons in Jannat,” he said.
Party Vice President while paying tributes to Nazir Sahib said, “The void created by his passing away is unarguably hard to fill. His honesty and selflessness will continue to inspire us all. The best tribute to him on his death anniversary would be by imbibing the zest with which he served the party. His doors were always open for the party workers. He was a “to-go-to” person for party workers; he was always concerned about the party’s grassroots level workers. Moreover, he belonged to the tribe of those great men and women who suffered immensely alongside Sher-e-Kashmir for the restoration of the rights of people of Jammu and Kashmir. On his death anniversary, I pay my earnest tributes to him. May Almighty grant him the highest stations in Jannah,” he said.