Farooq, Omar pay tribute to Sheikh Mansoor

Srinagar: The National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah on Friday paid tributes to party leader, Muhammad Mansoor on his 29th death anniversary.
In a statement, Farooq said, “The history of National Conference party is replete with sacrifice and struggle. Sheikh Mansoor was one of the sons of soil who laid down his life serving the people of Shopian. On his martyrdom day, I take the opportunity to pay glowing tributes to him. I pray to almighty for peace to his soul. His sacrifice and service for that party and the people of the state shall be remembered for all the times to come.”
Omar Abdullah in his message said, “Late Mansoor laid down his life for the principles of truth, courage and peace. On his death anniversary, I offer him my tributes. His contribution towards the development of Shopian is immense which cannot be summarized in few words.”
Other party leaders also paid tributes to Mansoor, the statement said.