Mufti, Vohra tribute Gandhi on birth anniversary


SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Thursday paid rich tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary tomorrow. 

In his message, Mufti Sayeed described Mahatma Gandhi as the tallest leader of his time, who played a leading role in country’s independence movement. “He was a true believer in the principles of non-violence, who launched massive campaigns across the country against social injustice,” he said.

Asking people to take a cue from the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, the Chief Minister said his philosophy and political thought will remain relevant for all times to come. 

“He was a true leader of the masses, who united the entire country in the fight for securing independence,” Mufti said.

Meanwhile Governor N. N. Vohra while paying his tributes to Mahatma Gandhi said that his prolonged struggle for securing freedom from the British colonial rule; his lifelong campaigns against social injustice, racism and suppression of the under-privileged sections of society; and his unending pursuit for the establishment of a truly secular and harmonious society are greatly laudable. 

He described Gandhiji as a true messenger of peace and a staunch believer of non-violence whose sacrifices and teachings are indelibly imprinted on the global conscience.

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