SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar visited Mazar-e-Shohada at Naqashband Sahib (RA) here on Friday to offer floral tributes to the 1931 martyrs. He laid wreaths over the graves of the martyrs.
Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam, Director General of Police S P Vaid, Divisional Commission Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP Kashmir S P Pani, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Syed Abid Rasheed Shah and other senior officers were also present on the occasion.
A contingent of J&K Police posted the bugle and presented the ceremonial guard of honour to the martyrs.
Later, a local delegation met the advisor and chief secretary and apprised them about the various issues being faced by them. The advisor gave them a patient hearing and assured them that all their genuine demands will be looked into on priority.
On the occasion, the advisor said that the government is committed to restore the pristine glory of Naqashband Sahab shrine and the adjacent historical mosque. He said the shrine will be preserved keeping in mind its historical significance.