Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah on Friday led party functionaries in offering Fatiha and floral tributes to the party stalwart Sheikh Nazir on his 8th death anniversary at his final resting place in Malik Sahib Shrine (RA) in Soura.
Party General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Chief Spokesperson Tanvir Sadiq, Senior leaders Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan, Irfan Shah, Central Zone President Ali Muhammad Dar, Political Advisor to VP Mudassar Shahmiri, State Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar, Provincial Vice Presidents Syed Tauqeer, Ahsan Pardesi, District president Srinagar Peer Afaq, YNC Provincial President Salman Ali Sagar, Muhammad Khalil Bandh, Sheikh Muhammad Rafi, Din Muhammad Chetah, GM Mir Saqi, YNC and Media cell functionaries were also present on the occasion.
Addressing the functionaries, Dr. Farooq said, “Virtues like sincerity, conviction, perseverance, and loyalty, which are rare among the contemporary breed of politicians formed the template of his personal life and politics. Uncompromising on his principles and beliefs, which he had inherited from Sheikh Sahab, Nazir Sahab was a go-to person for all party workers. He was a strong-spirited person whose contribution towards strengthening the party at the grass-root level will be remembered for all the times to come. On his eighth death anniversary, I pay my humble tributes to him.”
Speaking on the occasion, General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar said, “Nazir Sahab was a pillar of strength for the party. He was looked up to for inspiration by all. The best tribute to him on his death anniversary would be to imbibe the zest with which he served the party.”
Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani said, “Sheikh Nazir Sb belonged to the tribe of those great men and women, who suffered immensely alongside Sheikh Sahab for the restoration of the rights of the people of J&K. On his death anniversary, I pay my earnest tributes to him.”
A commemorative function was held at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan in Jammu where NC’s Provincial President Rattan Lal Gupta led the functionaries in paying tributes to the veteran leader on his death anniversary.
Meanwhile, the Dr. Farooq Abdullah, and Omar Abdullah on Friday offered congregational Friday prayers at Dargah, Hazratbal. Witnessing the blessed sighting of the sacred Moi-i-Muqadas, they sought bountiful provisions from the Almighty Allah for the people of J&K, and Ladakh.