‘He lived an exemplary life of honesty, integrity, austerity’
JAMMU, NOV 25: Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar has condoled the demise of veteran journalist, political and social activist, Om Prakash Saraf who passed away at his residence here this morning.
Paying rich tributes to Late Saraf, the Works Minister said he had personal association with this doyen of journalism while working in the State’s Information Department. “The outstanding contribution of this family in the field of journalism will be remembered long,” he said.
“The family has carried forward the journalistic legacy pioneered by Late Mulk Raj Saraf and then passed on to Om Saraf and now his son Pushap Saraf,” Akhtar said and added that Om Saraf was widely respected for honesty and professional integrity, which he always stood for.
“Om Saraf continued to live an exemplary life of rare honesty, integrity and austerity on the strength of his character and conscience,” Akhtar said and added that the State acknowledges with grateful appreciation the undaunted spirit and invaluable contribution of this selfless man to the people of J&K.
Extending personal condolences to the bereaved family especially Late Om Saraf’s sons Pushap and Vinay, Akhtar prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.