Paying rich tributes to his late grandfather late Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on his birth anniversary on December 5, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday, described the late leader as the symbol of amity, unity and progress of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Sheikh Sahib denotes the State’s high traits of pluralistic ethos and communal harmony. He nurtured and strengthened this characteristic and cemented the bonds of love between various sections of the society and different regions of the State”, Omar said in a statement.
The Chief Minister further said that Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah was the epitome of sacrifices and he always fought for the cause and dignity of people. “His target was empowerment of common man and equitable development of the State. His vision of ‘Naya Kashmir’ embedded holistic and comprehensive development of all sections and all regions”, Omar said.