NC pays glorious homage to Sheikh Nasir on his 5th death anniversary

JAMMU FEBRUARY 24- National Conference today paid glorious tribute to Sheikh Nazir Ahmed, the former General Secretary of the party, on his fifth death anniversary at a function, held at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan here.

Senior National Conference leaders recalled the great contribution of Sheikh Nazir in strengthening bonds of amity and brotherhood, saying his unflinching faith in inclusiveness was hallmark of his chequered political career.

They dwelt upon various facets of the selfless services rendered by Sheikh Nazir Ahmed, a firm believer in secularism and unity of the Jammu and Kashmir, and said he remained a strength and motivating force behind the National Conference cadre.  They said Nazir Saheb was connected to the workers at grass roots level, adding that he stood by his cherished principles till his last without opting for any position in the government. They described him a towering leader who believed in perfection, which helped in steering the premier political party of J&K to newer heights.

The National Conference leaders said that Sheikh Nazir will continue to inspire the cadre because of his simplicity, dedication and high degree of political acumen. They said the former General Secretary worked tirelessly for betterment of the people, especially poor, and strengthened the party at grass roots level and carrying forward the mission of Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah.

          “Nazir Sahib shaped the destiny of National Conference as a strong mass movement that strived for dignity and honour of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, irrespective of caste, creed or religion”, the National Conference leaders added.