Sheikh Nazir's 6th death anniversary | Farooq, Omar pay tributes

National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah Tuesday paid glowing tributes to former NC General Secretary Sheikh Nazir Ahmad on his 6th death anniversary saying his personal and political traits were emblematic of NC founder Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah’s life and struggle.

A statement of NC issued here said that in his message NC president while paying glowing tributes to Nazir termed him a conscientious and honest politician.

“NazirSahab was brought in the mould of Sher-e-Kashmir (Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah’s) life and struggle. Uncompromising on his principles and beliefs, which he had inherited from Sher-e-Kashmir, he was a strong spirited person,” he said.

NC Vice President Omar Abdullah while paying tributes to Nazir said, “The void created by his passing away is unarguably hard to fill. His honesty and selflessness will continue to inspire us all. The best tribute to him on his death anniversary would be by imbibing the zest with which he served the party. His doors were always open for the party workers,” he said.