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National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah Thursday expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of J&K Chief Minister Late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Expressing heartfelt condolences with the bereaved family and Mufti Sahib’s supporters, Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah have conveyed their solidarity to them in this hour of mourning and loss.
Senior Party Leaders, Legislators, Former Ministers including NC General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, Additional General Secretary Dr Mustafa Kamal, Senior politicians Abdul Rahim Rather, Mubarak Gul, Mian Altaf, Mohammad Akbar Lone, Provincial Presidents Devender Singh Rana and Nasir Aslam Wani, Chaudhary Mohammad Ramzan, Sakina Ittoo, Shameema Firdous, Nazir Gurezi, Chief Spokesperson Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi, State Spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu, Political Secretary to Working President Tanvir Sadiq and Provincial Youth Presidents Salman Ali Sagar and Ajaz Jan besides other leaders and office bearers have expressed grief and sorrow over Mufti Sahib’s demise and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Earlier today, Omar Abdullah visited AIIMS, New Delhi after hearing of Mufti Sahib’s demise and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.
Meanwhile, independent lawmaker Hakim Yasin also condoled Mufti’s demise.
Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) president and MLA Khansahib Hakim Mohammad Yasin while condoling the death of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed termed the deceased as a visionary leader.
“In Mufti sahib’s demise the state has lost a mature leader, who had done a lot for the state in his long political career,” he said.
“I worked with Mufti sahib in 1984 and 2002 and there was visible change on ground during that period. However, in 2014 elections unfortunately, there was a fractured mandate, but still Mufti sahib accepted the challenge though we opposed his decision,” Hakim Yasin said.
While stating that the state was passing through a critical juncture, he said, “It is now the responsibility of the PDP leadership to take aspirations of people of Jammu and Kashmir into consideration and not push the state further into quagmire.”
The MLA Khansahib expressed his condolences with the Mufti family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.