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Directorate of Information and Public Relations J&K Thursday evening issued a statement in which various J&K state ministers expressed grief and sorrow over the death of CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Mufti died early this morning at AIIMS in New Delhi. The statement is produced here, verbatim
Dr Nirmal Singh
Dr Nirmal Singh has expressed heartfelt grief on the sad demise of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and condoled with the bereaved family.
In a condolence message, Dr Singh highlighted the contribution of the late leader and said that Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has played a historic role in political circles of the state and the country. He said Mufti Sayeed was known for his political acumen, Statesmanship and he was leader of the masses.
Dr Singh further said that in his political career spanning over five decades, he carved out a place for himself in the history of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and the country. His demise has created a great vacuum, which is difficult to be filled up, he said and maintained that it has caused an irreparable loss to the entire populace of the nation.
Dr Singh prayed for courage to the family to bear the irreparable loss.
Abdul Rehman Veeri
Abdul Rehman Veeri has expressed deep shock and grief over the sad demise of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
In his condolence message, Veeri said that Mufti Sahab’s demise leaves a huge void in the nation particularly in Jammu and Kashmir, where his commendable leadership had a major impact on people’s lives.
‘’The contribution of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to Jammu and Kashmir and the Nation during long years of public service will always be remembered’’, Veeri said and added that he was known for his love for common masses, especially the underprivileged.
Veeri expressed his heart felt solidarity and sympathy with the bereaved family. He participated in the funeral prayer and visited the residence of Mufti Sahab where he shared condolences with the family members. He prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari
Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the demise of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who breathed his last this morning at New Delhi after brief illness. He said “We lost a big hope”.
Describing death of the Mufti Mohammad Sayed as a great loss to the nation, Bukhari said that State has lost an astute and visionary leader. He said that the huge gap created by the death of this great leader is impossible to fill.
Extending sympathies with bereaved family, he said “the great leader was a member of our family” and termed the death his personal loss”. “Our hearts are bleeding and eyes are wet” said Bukhari and appealed people of the State, especially Kashmir Valley to keep control over their emotions and pray for eternal peace to departed soul.
Altaf Bukhari said that the political matureness of late leader was acknowledged at both the National and International level, adding that efforts the great leader made for peace and tranquillity in subcontinent will be written in Golden letters. He said Mufti Mohammad Sayeed all along his political career worked for peace and advocated friendly relations between India and Pakistan. He worked for bringing both the countries close for the sake of the people of both the countries, particularly, J&K State.
He said opening of Muzaffarabad road and Chakandabad point besides Mughal road was the result of the efforts of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and aimed to bring those families close to each other, who were parted from each other since 1947. He said the people to people contact through these routes bore fruitful results.
Chander Prakash Ganga
Chander Prakash Ganga has expressed grief over the death of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who passed away today morning while undergoing treatment at AIIMS in New Delhi.
In his condolence message, Mr. Ganga described the demise of Mufti Sayeed as “untimely and sad”. He said that state has lost a great leader whose contribution to the state will always be remembered.
“Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was a visionary leader who was committed for the development and welfare of people of the state”, he added.
Ganga also shared grief with the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Abdul Majeed Paddar
Abdul Majeed Paddar has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad and untimely demise of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed who passed today at AIIMS after brief illness.
Calling him a towering leader, visionary statesman, and embodiment of secularism, Paddar said Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has contributed a lot for the upliftment and welfare of people, besides development and prosperity of nation throughout his decades old political career.
Paddar observed that the gap created by Mufti Sahib’s demise in the polity of the State would not be easy to fill. He said Mufti sahib was a senior seasoned politician and a wise administrator who was sincerely committed to bring back the State to sustained peace and normalcy and carrying it forward to achieve speedy development and growth on all fronts which will be remembered for ever in the history of J&K.
Paddar said Mufti Sahib spent his life for the welfare and dignity of people and always wished wellbeing and prosperity of people. He also expressed his sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family and prayed for the eternal pace to the departed soul.
Priya Sethi has expressed profound grief and sorrow on the sad demise of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
In passing away of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Jammu and Kashmir has lost a visionary leader who always espoused the message of peace and brotherhood and worked tirelessly for the growth and development of the people of the state, she said.
She described the late leader as a great statesman who believed in bridging gaps and bringing equitable development in all the three regions of the state.
Sethi has expressed sympathies with the bereaved family of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and has prayed for peace to the departed soul.