Ramban, Dec 05: Asking the people of the State in general and party workers in particular to recall the revolutionary role played by Sher e Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah for the welfare of the people, National Conference leader & District President, Ramban Haji Sajjad Shaheen said that we should follow the vision and ideals of the great leader.
Shaheen was speaking at a function in connection with the celebration of 112th birth anniversary of Sher -e- Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah at Ramban which was attended by functionaries & workers of the party.
Shaheen said that Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah was the tallest leader the state who has sacrificed major part of his life to get rid the people of the state from the clutches of poverty.
He said that Sheikh Abdullah’s revolutionary step of handing over Land to the TILLER and introducing free education in the state has no parallels in the annals of the history of the state.
Shaheen remembered him as the greatest reformist who lived with a slogan of ‘Hindu-Muslim-Sikh Itehaad’. He said that Sher-e-Kashmir’s contribution towards upliftment of the people in state will be remembered for all times to come. He said that sher-e-Kashmir always upheld the high values of secularism and composite culture of the state at the time of partition when communal frenzy had engulfed the sub-continent.
He said that People of the State are themselves witness to the struggle National Conference has made since its inception for the dignity and honor of the State and its people and its leadership has always preferred public service over personal gains and served the people sincerely and truthfully .Shaheen told the workers that the sacrifices of National Conference and its workers cannot be eclipsed by the propagandist elements maligning NC to seek personal gains.
Prominent among those who spoke on the occasion were Mohd Arif Mir, District Secretary. Distt Vice President, M. Afzal Wani, Provincial Youth secretary, Abid Magray, District Youth President M. Farooq Mir Gazi, NC District President (Women Wing) Shama Begum, Block Presidents Haji Ab Ahad Shan, Mohd Arif wani, Wazir Mohd, Haji Mohd Yousaf, Riyaz Ahmed Mir, Mohd Khalil Sohil, Nisar Ahmed Sohil, besides Abdul Jabar Hajam, Mohd Afzal Khan, Haji Ismail Beigh, Abdul Majid Wani, Ab Majid Mir, Vishvabandhu Sharma, Mukhtiar Ahmed and others. (KNS)