Srinagar, 13 November: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah have greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, hoping the festival will be celebrated with traditional harmony, enthusiasm and brotherhood.
In a message, the party president wished prosperity to the State and happiness to its people. He highlighted the spirit of celebrating festivals in an atmosphere of amity and brotherhood and called for strengthening this tradition. “Such festivals showcase the cultural diversity and plurality of J&k, I hope the day increases the prospects of peace, and prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir in particular and the world in general. I wish people a very happy Diwali, hoping they will celebrate their happiness with the have-nots,” he said.
In a separate message, Party Vice President Omar Abdullah said, “May this Diwali strengthen the bond of brotherhood and communal harmony in J&K. I wish people a very Happy Diwali, hoping that the day augurs well for everlasting peace and prosperity in J&K. He stressed on the need for strengthening harmony and brotherhood in the glorious traditions of the State’s pluralistic ethos.
Meanwhile Party General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Additional General Secretary Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial Presidents Nasir Aslam Wani, Devender Singh Rana, Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar, minority wing, YNC, legal cell, and Women’s Wing functionaries have also greeted people on the auspicious day.