JAMMU – Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has condoled the sad demise of former Prime Minister of India, Mr. I. K. Gujral, describing it a great loss to the Nation.
Omar Abdullah said that the Gujral was a man of high principles and stature. He said late Gujrals contribution to the Nation in various capacities and as the 12th Prime Minister of India is glaring.
Omar said that Gujral set five principles known as Gujral Doctrine which included establishing a good rapport with the neighbouring countries and settling the dispute through peaceful negotiations.
Omar said that late Gujral took part in the Freedom Struggle of India and participating in Quite India Movement. Gujral was great lover of Urdu, he wrote various poetic pieces in Urdu and spoke Urdu fluently.
In his condolence message, Omar Abdullah expressed solidarity with the members of bereaved family and conveyed his sympathy to them. He also prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
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