Srinagar, April 22
National Conference on Saturday paid glowing tributes to Late NC stalwart, former Member of Parliament and senior leader Ali Mohammad Naik who passed away after a prolonged illness. Expressing grief and sorrow over Naik’s demise, Dr. Farooq Abdullah andOmar Abdullah said Naik’s demise had created a vacuum in the State’s politics that would be hard to fill. Extending their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Mr. Omar Abdullah prayed for peace to the departed soul. Highlighting Late Naik’s contributions to the State and the party, Dr. Farooq Abdullah said Naik’s will-power and courage, despite his prolonged illness was a reflection of his dedication and conviction in serving the party and the people he strived hard to represent in sickness and health alike.
Omar Abdullah said Naik’s legacy was that of honesty, perseverance and persistence – virtues that should be emulated by all public servants for the betterment of the State and the society. Omar Abdullah said the party had lost an honest, virtuous and visionary leader in Naik. Senior Party Leaders including National Conference General SecretaryAli Mohammad Sagar, Additional General Secretary Dr. Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Chief Spokesperson Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi, Provincial President Kashmir Nasir Aslam Wani, Senior Leaders Abdul Rahim Rather, Mohammad Shafi Uri, Mubarak Gul, Mian Altaf Ahmed, Chaudhary Mohammad Ramzan, Mohammad Akbar Lone and others.