Srinagar, May 10 : National Conference President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah Tuesday paid tributes to party leader and former MLA Shopian Sheikh Muhammad Mansoor of Shopian on his 32nd death anniversary.
In a statement, the NC president said, "Mansoor Sahab was one of the sons of soil who laid down his life serving the people of Shopian in particular and the state in general. His sacrifice and service for the party and the people of the state will be remembered for all the times to come."
In his message, the NC vice president said, "Mansoor Sahab laid his life for the principles of truth, courage and peace. His contribution towards the development of Shopian is immense."
Among others General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Addl General Secretary Dr. Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Senior leaders Sakina Itoo, MP Hasnain Masoodi, Chief Spokesperson Tanvir Sadiq, State Spokesperson Imran Nabi, District Presidents Showkat Hussain, Altaf Ahmed Wani, Abdul Majeed Bhat Larmi also paid tributes to late Shaheed Mansoor sahib. The functionaries also prayed for eternal repose to the departed in the highest echelons of Jannat.