Srinagar 21 March: General secretary JKPCC and MLA Bandipora Usman Majid, has greeted the people of the State, especially the Shia Muslim community on the eve of Nauroz being celebrated on March 21 every year all over the world.
MLA Bandipora, said that Jammu and Kashmir is a symbol of composite culture where people of different religions are living together in peace and harmony adding that this centuries old brotherhood and communal harmony needs to be strengthened.
He hoped that the day will usher the state in a new era of progress and prosperity and people will stand united to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and amity, while celebrating the festival.
Usman said that the Nauroz is also being celebrated as world Arbor Day and stressed upon the people to participate in large numbers in the plantation drive in their respective areas. He said that planting of trees was essential to protect the rich environs of the State