Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha hosted an ‘At Home’ at the SKICC, here this evening, to celebrate the 74th I-Day.
Justice Gita Mittal, Chief Justice of J&K High Court; Judges of the High Court; Advisors to the Lt Governor; BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Lieutenant General BS Raju, GOC 15 Corps; Dilbag Singh, DGP; Vice Chancellors; former Legislators; senior Civil, Police and Army officers, ex-Servicemen and leaders of various social and political organizations were among the prominent persons who attended the ‘At Home’.
Family members of Sajad Ahmad Khandey, Sarpanch Vessu, Anantnag and political activist, Sheikh Waseem Bari who were killed by the militants, besides Inshah Bashir, wheelchair Basketball Player were among the special invitees for the function.
The Lt Governor interacted with the invitees and exchanged greetings with them.
Earlier the LG met with the family members of the deceased Sajad Ahmad Khandey, Sarpanch Vessu, Anantnag who was killed by the militants recently.
He also met with the family members of political activist Sheikh Waseem Bari, who along with his father and brother, was killed by the militants last month.
The Lt Governor expressed his heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved families.
Interacting with the family members at Raj Bhavan, the Lt Governor assured them that the Government will extend all possible assistance to the families who laid down their lives while upholding the democratic values. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary was also present on the occasion.