Sunday, September 9, 2012


Srinagar Sep 08 (Only Kashmir): The 30th death anniversary of “Mard-i-Mujahid” (The Fighter) of poet Mahjoor and “Maed-i-Qalandar” (The spiritual holy man) of poet Iqbal, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah was observed throughout the Kashmir.
The largest congregation was held at the graveyard, Naseem Bagh, Hazratbal. The collective fathiha was held at the mausoleum this morning to pay tributes to Sheikh Mohd Abdullah which was attended by National Conference President and Union Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Working President of National Conference and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah , Cabinet Minister, Legislators , leaders and prominent workers including a huge number of workers. Accoding to the party spokesman, on the sidelines of the function the Union Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah today said that tireless efforts and leadership of Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah galvanized the oppressed people of the State to rise against autocracy and injustice. He said the visionary approach, which the late leader adopted won him accolades not only during his times, but is cherished even, after around three decades of his death.
 Terming Sheikh as a great revolutionary, Farooq said when the sub-continent was engulfed in communal flames following partition, it was late Sheikh’s resolve and determination in communal harmony which prompted Mahatma Gandhi to proclaim that he saw ray of hope coming from Kashmir during those tumultuous times.
The other who were present at the function include additional General Secretary Dr. Mustafa Kamal, Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather, Chowdhary Ramzan, Peerzada Ahmed Shah, Ali Mohd Dar, S.D Shariq, Mohd Yousuf Taing, Mehboob Beg, Mohd Akbar Lone, Ali Mohd Sagar , Qamar Ali Akhoon , Mian Altaf Ahmed, Nasir Aslam Wani , Javed Ahmed Dar, Mubarak Gul, NC Spokesman Tanvir Sadiq , District President Peer Afaq and MLA’s and MLC’s. 
Bilal Bashir Bhat the Editor-in-Chief Only Kashmir in a message has also paid rich tributes to this  Mard Mujahid, Mard Qalandar Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on his 30th Death anniversary.


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