Srinagar, 31 July: Jammu Kashmir Awami Itehad Party Senior Leader and Spokesperson Sheeban Ashai today in a statement extended heartfelt Eid greetings to entire Muslim Ummah on the auspicious occasion of Eid Ul Adha. He also underscored importance for adherence to all guidelines, in view of deadly Covid-19. Awami Itehad Party leader while extending greetings for Eid Ul Adha requested entire Kashmiri nation to especially remember in prayers all political stalwarts and brave hearts including Awami Itehad Party Supremo Er Abdul Rashid who have been facing incarceration for their political beliefs over nearly a year now. He urged people at large to understand message behind the spirit of celebrating Eid Ul Adha, Ashai prayed that the holy occasion of Eid brings with itself much needed respite from bloodshed and political precariousness as people of Kashmir have been the worst sufferers of the political quagmire spanning decades. He candidly expressed how witnessing some smiles on the faces of children while buying essentials for Eid has been a welcome change over doom and gloom that Kashmir has been engulfed into from last one year especially. It is for all to understand that lockdown in Kashmir has been grievously far distressing than other places since common people were confined to their homes post August 5 and than subsequently Covid-19 outbreak further multiplied people’s problems. He urged entire Kashmiri nation to be in high spirits and stay assured that true leadership of Kashmir would never disappoint them. He reiterated party’s stand to defend people’s rights under all circumstances. Awami Itehad Party Spokesperson stressed upon need to understand that hopelessness is a sin in Islam and accentuated that people of Jammu and Kashmir must not get disheartened over political developments of August 5. Ashai furthermore added that is for all to acknowledge that such political machinations have always failed in the past and are bound to fail yet again, he impressed upon people of J&K to not let such nefarious designs dampen their spirits. Ashai along with extending Eid wishes also prayed for welfare and prosperity of the entire region.