Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah listens to the speech of his father and Former Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, and National Conference party president Dr. Farooq Abdullah at the cemetery of party founder Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on his 33st death anniversary at his grave in Hazratbal Srinagar on Tuesday.
Highlighting the struggle and sacrifices made by Sher-i-Kashmir for the cause of people and the State throughout his life, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Mr. Omar Abdullah said that welfare and public empowerment was his cherished desire and he made all possible endeavours in this direction.
“Sheikh Sahib propagated and nurtured amity, brotherhood and mutual trust between various sections of the society and lived as a torch-bearer of Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Isahi unity. His slogan of‘Sher-i-Kashmir Ka Kya Irshad, Hindu-Muslim-Sikh Itihad’ (What is the direction of Sher-i-Kashmir? – It is the unity between Hindu, Muslim and Sikh) still reverberates in the hearts and minds of people and its resonance is equally felt in the mountains, valleys and planes of Jammu and Kashmir”, he said and vowed his commitment for strengthening this preaching and teaching of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah.