Srinagar: The Nauroz-e-Alam, which marks the onset of spring in the Persian calendar, was on Sunday celebrated in the Kashmir valley.
Meanwhile, three former Chief Ministers Dr Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti greeted people on the occasion.
National Conference (NC) president and Member of Parliament (MP) from Srinagar Dr Abdullah, NC vice president Omar have greeted people on the occasion of Navroz-e-Alam.
In a statement Farooq and Omar prayed the day, which marks the onset of spring in the Persian calendar, acts as harbinger of peace and prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir.
In their greeting message on Navroz-e-Alam, the two expressed hope that the day would herald peace, prosperity and progress in Jammu and Kashmir, while reminding the significance of March 21 as the World Arbour Day.
NC General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, Additional General Secretary Dr. Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani , AR Rather, Party MPs Muhammad Akbar Lone, Hassnain Masoodi, Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi, Shameema Firdous, Aga Mahmood, Muhammad Syed Akhoon, Javed Dar, Peer Afaq Ahmed, Tanvir Sadiq, Imran Nabi Dar, Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar have also greeted people on the occasion of Navroz-e-Alam.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba also greeted people on the occasion.