SRINAGAR, JUNE 06: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of the holy month of Ramadhan.
â€śWith the start of the holy month of Ramadhan, I extend felicitations to the people of my State,â€ť the Chief Minister said in her message.
She said Ramadan fast teaches us to practice piety, self-discipline, self-control, sacrifice, tolerance, justice and empathy for the less fortunate in society. â€śLet us reflect on these lessons during the 30 days fasting period,â€ť she said.
Ms Mehbooba urged for heeding the true Islamic teachings of peace, unity and integrity for the larger good of the mankind. â€śI pray to Almighty Allah to make this sacred month a positively new beginning in our individual and collective lives,â€ť she said adding; â€śI wish and pray that this month becomes a harbinger of peace and prosperity for Jammu and Kashmir and its people and ends their miseries.â€ť
â€śThis is also a time to remember our elders, sisters and brothers in distress and reach out to them with whatever possible could be done,â€ť Ms Mehbooba said.
The Chief Minister has issued instructions to the Power Development Department (PDD), PHE Department and The CA&PD Department to ensure adequate supply of electricity, drinking water and rations during the holy month. She also called for maintaining cleanliness in and around the shrines and mosques in the State.
She also asked the Traffic Police to ensure hassle-free traffic movement especially at the time of Iftaar when there is maximum traffic flow on the roads
Governor N. N. Vohra has greeted the people on the commencement of the holy month of Ramzan and hoped that this auspicious period would be a harbinger of peace, amity, communal harmony, brotherhood, progress and prosperity in the State.
In a message, the Governor said that the holy month of Ramzan is a period dedicated to fasting, service and prayers and highlights the values of patience, self-restraint, tolerance and austerity, which promote feelings of compassion and respect for others.
The Governor prayed for the well-being of the people of the State.