Guv,CM, Farooq extend greetings
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 20: Governor N N Vohra has greeted the people on the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan and hoped that this auspicious occasion would be a harbinger of sustained peace, amity, communal harmony, brotherhood, progress and prosperity in the State.
In a message, the Governor said that the holy month is a period dedicated to fasting, service and prayers and highlights the values of patience, self-restraint, tolerance and austerity, which promote feelings of compassion and respect for others.
The Governor prayed for the well-being of the people of the State. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has wished the holy month to be harbinger of well being, progress and prosperity for the mankind. He prayed for peace and development in the State and the country.
In his message on the eve of the beginning of 9th month of Islamic Calendar Ramadan being observed as the month of fast by Muslims across the globe, the Chief Minister said that the holy month provides us occasion to seek Allah’s munificence and forgiveness.
“This is the opportunity for the subjects of Allah to re-dedicate themselves as His true faithful by observing fast, offering prayers till late night, extending compassion and kindness to people and showing highest degree of tolerance not only in respect of eating food and drinking water but by renunciation of all activities leading to sin and harming humanity,” he said.
Extending good wishes to the people especially Muslims, the Chief Minister expressed the hope that while seeking blessings of Almighty during the holy month they will also pray for the peace and development in the State.
National Conference President and Union Minister for Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah felicitated the people especially Muslims on the auspicious occasion.
In a message issued by the party spokesman, the NC President said that for Muslims around the world, Ramadan is a time of deep reflection and sacrifice to increase spirituality, discipline, and consciousness of God’s mercy. It is also a reminder of the importance of reaching out to those less fortunate.
“Everyone should pray for the peace and prosperity of the State and hope that this auspicious occasion would bring progress and prosperity in the State,” he said.
“I wish Muslims around the world a blessed month,” said Abdullah.
Party General Secretary Sheikh Nazir also has felicitated the people on the auspicious occasion.
Sheikh Nazir stressed upon the divisional administration to ensure adequate supply of ration and kerosene and uninterrupted power supply during Sehri and Iftiyar time.
Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand today greeted the people on the holy month of Ramadan.
He hoped that this auspicious occasion would be a harbinger of peace, amity, communal harmony, brotherhood, progress and prosperity in the State.
In a message, the Deputy Chief Minister said that the holy month of Ramadan is a period dedicated to fasting, prayers and service to fellow human beings and the society.
On the eve of Ramadan, all ranks of Army’s Chinar Corps have extended best wishes to the people of Kashmir. “With deep humility, Army accepts the immense love of the Awam and believes that the continued peace and harmony prevailing in the Valley is a result of the unflinching trust between Awam and the uniformed forces. Army personnel have utmost regard for the divine flavor of this month and will facilitate and participate in the celebrations of the festivities in the Ramadan across the Valley,” an Army spokesman said.
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