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NC rank and file pay tributes to Sheikh Nazir Ahmad on his 9th death anniversary 

Sagar leads party functionaries in offering fatiha, floral tributes at Malik Sahib Soura

Srinagar, 24 Feb: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar today led party functionaries in offering Fatiha’ and floral tributes to the party stalwart Sheikh Nazir on his 9th death anniversary at his final resting place at Malik Sahib Shrine in Soura, Srinagar.

Party Provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani, senior leaders Choudhary Mohammad Ramzan, Irfan Shah, Ali Mohd Dar, State Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar, VP Kashmir Ahsan Pardesi, District Presidents Peer Afaq Ahmad, Qaiser Jamsheed Lone, YNC Provincial President Salman Ali Sagar and other functionaries were also present on the occasion.

Addressing the gathering Sagar said, “Virtues like sincerity, conviction, perseverance and loyalty, which are rare among the contemporary breed of politicians formed the template of his personal life and politics. 
Uncompromising on his principles and beliefs, which he had inherited from Sheikh Sahab, Nazir Sahab was a go-to person for all party workers. He was a strong-spirited person whose contribution towards strengthening the party at the grass-root level will be remembered for all the times to come. On his eighth death anniversary, I pay my humble tributes to him.”
Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani in his tributes said, “Late Nazir sb belonged to the tribe of those great men and women, who suffered immensely alongside Sheikh Sahab for the restoration of the rights of the people of J&K. Nazir Sahab was a pillar of strength for the party. He was looked up to for inspiration by all. The best tribute to him on his death anniversary would be to imbibe the zest with which he served the party.”

In Jammu a commemorative function was held at the party office where NC’s Provincial president Rattan Lal Gupta led the functionaries in paying tributes to the veteran leader on his death anniversary.

While paying homage to the late leader Gupta said that Sheikh Nazir will always inspire the National Conference cadre for his simplicity, honesty, selfless service, organizational capabilities and political acumen.
Additional general secretary Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal said that Sheikh Nazir was a pillar of the organization, who remained connected with the cadre at grass roots level all his life. Ajay Sadhotra described Late Nazir as a pioneering leader who stood for high values in politics and public life.

Senior party leaders Babu Ram Pal, Abdul Gani Malik, Vijay Lochan, Bimla Luthra, Abdul Gani Teli, Pardeep Bali, Ayub Malik, Vijay Lakhshmi Datta, Raghvir Singh Manhas, Ch Rehmat Ali, Nar Singh and others also paid tributes to Sheikh Nazir.