NC remembers Sheikh Nazir Ahmad on his fourth death anniversary

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Srinagar, Feb 24: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Sunday paid tributes to party stalwart and former general secretary late Sheikh Nazir Ahmad across the state on his fourth death anniversary.
In view of the ongoing anniversary observance of the veteran NC leader, glowing tributes were paid to the late leader in all the provinces of the state including Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh.
At party’s Srinagar headquarters Nawa e Subuh, provincial president Kashmir Nasir Aslam Wani led the party functionaries in paying glowing tributes to late Sheikh Nazir Ahmad.
Addressing the commemorative function, Nasir said, “Late Nazir sahib stood for his principles until his last breath. He was an honest and hard working leader who epitomized simplicity in his personal life. His life was replete with sacrifices for the cherished ideals of Sher- e –Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah. May his soul find place in Jannah. On his fourth death anniversary we salute Nazir Sahab’s legacy and pay glowing tributes to him.”
Party Treasurer Shammi Oberoi, provincial secretary Showkat Mir, Khalid Rathore were present on the occasion besides other party functionaries. Later party functionaries, workers held Fateha khawani for the soul of veteran leader.
Similar functions were held at party’s Kargil unit and other district headquarters where party functionaries and workers paid glowing tributes to late Sheikh Nazir Ahmad.
Pertinent to mention due to prevailing conditions in Srinagar, Fateh khwani scheduled to be held at his ancestral graveyard in Soura today could not be held. However the Fatiha khawani will be held tomorrow at 9 AM on his grave yard in Malik Sahab, Soura. (KNS)