National Conference president and Member Parliament Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday offered congregational Friday prayers at Asrar e Sharief Hazratbal and prayed for peace and prosperity to Jammu and Kashmir.
In a statement, NC spokesperson said Dr Farooq paid obeisance at the Hazratbal shrine and prayed to salvage the people of Jammu & Kashmir from the present tumultuous times.NC president also took stock of the Milad arrangements at the shrine and impressed upon the administration to ensure all facilities to the devotees during observance days.
Meanwhile, Farooq paid glowing tributes to Sir Muhammad Iqbal on his birth anniversary. In his message, he said Allama Iqbal was a great philosophical poet and thinker. “Sher-e-Kashmir had long association with the celebrated poet and both were concerned about the apathetic condition of Kashmiris under the then autocratic regime,” he said.
Party general secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar, additional general secretary Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani have also paid tributes to the Dr. Iqbal on his birth anniversary describing him as an icon for the generations to come Farooq also paid tributes to Shah Asrar ud din Baghdadi (RA) on the eve of ongoing Urs celebrations at his shrine in Kishtawar.