SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) on Saturday paid tributes to party’s veteran leader and former Minister AbGaniVeeri on his third death anniversary.
“Veeri was a man of principles. Being closely associated with Shere-e-Kashmir, he struggled for the emancipation of common masses including peasantry. Such was the impact of his popularity on ground that he defeated former CM Mufti Mohammad Syed twice and remained representative of Bijbehara for three consecutive times,” NC President Farooq Abdullah said in a statement.
NC working president Omar Abdullah also paid tributes to Veeri.
Congregational FatehaKhwani was offered at the graveyard of Veeri followed by a party function at Housing Colony Khanabal, Anantnag. Among others those who spoke on the occasion include former MLC and his eldest son Dr Bashir Ah Veeri, MLA PahalgamAltafKaloo, MLA Homshalibugh AB MajeedBhatLarmi, former minister and party vice president PeerzadaGhulam Ahmad Shah, District President Anantnag Dr Syed Shafi, Riyaz Khan and members of youth wing. Members of MarazAdbiSangam and representatives of socio religious bodies also paid glowing tributes to the departed leader. NC General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, Additiona General Secretyary Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, NC Provincial President Nasir AslamWani, South Zone President Sakina Itoo, NC Provincial Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar have also paid glowing tributes to late AbGaniVeeri on his third death anniversary.