Democratic Party Nationalist (DPN) president G H Mir today paid tributes to Mirwaiz Moulana Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone on their anniversaries.
He prayed for the heavenly abode of the leaders and also recalled their contribution.
Meanwhile, in a separate statement, Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Front (PDF) president Hakeem Yaseen paid glowing tributes to Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone on their death anniversary.
“The contribution and sacrifice offered by late Mirwaiz Farooq for socio-political rights of Kashmiris would be remembered for times to come,” he said.
“Late Mirwaiz groomed, guided and enriched the people of the state about their social, religious and political rights,” he said.
“He was not only the religious leader of Kashmiri people but represented their political aspirations as well,” Yaseen said.
He said, “Late Mirwaiz throughout his life vehemently advocated for resolution of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
“He played a significant role in bringing social reforms in the society. Muslim Ummah, particularly Kashmiris, are indebted to his remarkable contribution in imbibing moral and religious values to the society.”
Paying tributes to late Gani Lone, he said, “Late Gani Lone devoted his whole life for upholding honour and dignity of the people of Kashmiris. He wanted a peaceful resolution of Kashmir problem through a tripartite dialogue process between India, Pakistan and the representatives of Jammu and Kashmir.”
Yaseen has prayed for eternal peace to the souls of both late Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone.