Srinagar: National Conference (NC) President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah on Monday said the rise in incidents of domestic violence against women was alarming and called for a genuine introspection and united action from the society.
According to a press release, addressing a function on launching two books – Ladakh and Nanak Rinpoche and “Woman of Substantial Character” authored by Commodore DS Sodhi, Farooq Abdullah congratulated ther author for his continued efforts in serving the people of the State and for his compassion towards the society.
Abdullah complimented Sodhi for the impressive research work done by him to write these books. He observed that the work would be useful for promoting brotherhood and amity among the people of all communities. He also appreciated the social message being conveyed by Sodhi through his books “Woman of Substantial Character”. Dr. Farooq Abdullah also lauded Sodhi for his role during 2014 floods as also for the concern shown by him for the people of Kashmir from time to time.
Sodhi, a recipient of the coveted Nau Sena Medal by President of India, is a son of the soil from Baramulla, Kashmir. After completing his engineering from REC, Srinagar, he joined Indian Navy in 1983. A dedicated and sincere officer, he has performed his duties with utmost dedication. He is an alumnus of IIT, Delhi and College of Naval Warfare.