KL NEWS NETWORK
Governor N N Vohra Thursday afternoon expressed grief over the untimely passing on of J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
In a condolence message the Governor has conveyed his heartfelt sympathy to the members of the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul, an official spokesperson said this afternoon.
Recalling his long association with Mufti Sahib, the Governor described him as a senior “seasoned politician and an astute administrator” who was deeply committed to restoring the State to sustained peace and normalcy and carrying it forward to achieve rapid growth and development on all fronts.
The Governor observed that the gap created by Mufti Sahib’s demise in the polity of the State would not be easy to fill.
Meanwhile, Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir, Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta on his and on behalf of the Assembly Secretariat has expressed deep shock and sorrow on the sad and untimely demise of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
The Speaker said that the late leader was a great visionary and an experienced politician. He termed Mufti Sayeed as a true statesman and added that his death has created a vacuum in the political horizon of the State as well as the country which is impossible to be filled.
Expressing his heartfelt condolences and sympathy with the bereaved family, he prayed to Almighty to bestow peace on the departed soul and give courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
Deputy Speaker, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi has also expressed deep shock and sorrow over the sad demise of the Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
While expressing his heartfelt condolences, he prayed to the Almighty to bestow peace on the departed soul and give fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this huge loss.
Chief Secretary and Administrative Secretaries also mourned the demise of Chief Minister.
Sharing the grief of the state, Chief Secretary, B R Sharma and all Administrative Secretaries have deeply mourned the demise of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed who passed away today at New Delhi.
As a mark of respect, the Chief Secretary said that the state government has declared seven day mourning from today and there shall be no official entertainment, besides the National and the State Flags shall fly at half-mast on all government buildings and places during this period.