Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ex-state Secretary Youth and constituency Incharge Habba Kadal, Arif Laigaroo on Friday paid tributes to party founder and former J&K chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on his 7th death anniversary.
Laigaroo described Mufti Sayeed as a visionary political leader with a commitment to transform J&K into a developed and a prosperous State.
He recalled the unyielding attitude of the latter to take on varied challenges in his entire political career and his dedication towards ameliorating the lot of weaker sections of the society.
The PDP leader further said that Mufti Sayeed was passionate about politics as a tool of reform and relentlessly strived for the development of all the regions of J&K. “Mufti Sayeed was a self-respecting, seasoned and thinking politician. Irrespective of the differing political spaces that we occupy, he rose above party politics and was extremely respectful in his dealings with us. His untimely death has left a huge void in the politics of J&K,” he added.
The PDP leader added that the political life of Mufti Muhammad Sayeed is a guiding force for the PDP cadre where service before self was the main principle.