NC pays tributes to Khawaja Sanaullah Bhat on his 13th death anniversary
Srinagar: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah on Thursday paid rich tributes to the veteran journalist and the father figure of press in Kashmir Khwaja Sonaullah Bhat on his 13th death anniversary.
Dr Farooq Abdullah while paying tributes to the Late Sonaullah Bhat said, “Khwaja Sahib was devoted to objective journalism and he was the one who introduced street sale of newspapers.
A trendsetter, he never compromised on truth and human values. Khawaja Sahib’s daily column in daily Aftab ‘’Khazar Souchta Hai Wular Kay Kinaray’’ discussed a number of issues contributing to problems in contemporary society. I pay my earnest tributes to him and pray to Almighty to elevate his stations in Jannat,” he said.
The NC vice-president Omar Abdullah said, “Khwaja sahib was among the pioneers of journalism in Kashmir and his contribution to journalism will act as a lighthouse for the generations to come. May Almighty bless his soul in the highest realms of Jannat,” he said.
Among others Party’s General Secretary Ali Muhammad Muhammad Sagar, Additional General Secretary Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Chief Spokesperson Tanvir Sadiq, State Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar have also paid glowing tributes to Khawaja Sanaullah Bhat and prayed for peace to his soul in the highest echelons of Jannat.