Srinagar, May 19 (Scoop News) –Recalling their outstanding services to the society Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) paid glorious tributes to the late Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammed Farooq and Khawaja Ab Gani Lone whose death anniversary is being observed on Sunday.
In a statement the party patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed and president Ms Mehbooba Mufti said both the leaders had contributed to public life in the state significantly and their departure from the scene had created void which is still being felt. ThePDP leaderssaid while the late Mirwaiz and the Lone sahib shared qualities of head and heart, both had left a mark on the social and political scenario of the state. They said the Mirwaiz, scion of the highly respected Molvi family had carried on with distinction the tradition of spreading spiritual life and modern education. He had also contributed in political sphere and had a large number of admirers and followers.
Similarly the leaders said Khawaja Ab Gani Lone had displayed great courage, sacrifice and political acumen in building political alternatives in the state. He was one of those pioneering leaders who had recognized the evil of political monopoly in Jammu & Kashmir in the after math of independence and had helped in creating a fresh understanding of democratic traditions.
Praying for the eternal peace of the two leaders the Muftis said the best tribute to them could be to find an amicable, lasting and democratic resolution of