APSCC pays tributes Mirwaiz Farooq, Gani Lone


Srinagar: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) has paid glowing tributes to Mirwaiz Moulvi Mohammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone on their 25th and 13th death anniversaries respectively that are being observed today.

In a statement, APSCC Chairman, Jagmohan Singh Raina said that both the leaders were held in high esteem by common masses. Raina said that people would never forget about the contribution made by both Moulvi Farooq and Gani Lone towards the Kashmir society.

“Both Moulvi Mohammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone were close friends of mine. Both of them had a great attachment with the people of Kashmir and did everything they could do for the betterment of people. Their contribution towards the society has been great and Kashmiris irrespective of religion, caste and creed cannot forget their great achievements. Both the leaders became popular leaders in political arena of the State,” said Raina.

The APSCC Chairman said that Abdul Gani Lone was passionate about education in the 70s era and played a stellar role in the spread of education across the Kashmir especially in the border as well as far flung areas. He said that Mr.Lone always stood for the rights of the people and ensured that people get their due rights. He always spoke fearlessly and was a strong voice in the Valley.

Raina said that Moulvi Farooq also played an important role in the dissemination of education and information in Kashmir. He said Moulvi Farooq imparted religious and moral education to the people across Kashmir for which the entire Kashmiri nation would remain indebted to him.

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