Jammu & Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra has paid tribute to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, former Chief Minister of J&K, on his second death anniversary.
In his message, the Governor described Mufti Sayeed as a far-sighted political leader and an astute administrator who, during his two tenures as Chief Minister, remained focussed on securing development and bettering the lot of people of J&K. The Governor, spokesman said, “had known Mufti Sahib since the latter became the Home Minister of India, recalled his amicable demeanour and enormous courage to take on varied challenges during his six and a half decade long political career.”
Paying tributes to the former Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh said the contribution of the late leader is immense and his role is historic in the socio-political arena of the state and county as well.
Dr Singh said people of the state should carry forward the legacy of the visionary leader and implement his vision for peace, dignity, development and prosperity of the State.
“The vacuum and void created by the demise of Sayeed is very difficult to fill, however, the State would witness a new era of development and prosperity by pursuing the path and vision shown by the late leader,” the Deputy Chief Minister said.