LA pays homage to late legislators

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/2/2018 11:09:58 PM

JAMMU: The J&K Legislative Assembly Tuesday paid homage to late legislators at the first day of the Budget session 2018.
The Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta moved the obituary reference to pay homage to late Makhan Lal Fotedar, late Sheikh Mohd Maqbool, late Sofi Ghulam Mohi-u-Din, late Molvi Abdul Rashid, late Om Saraf, Late Shabir Ahmad Salaria, late Surinder Kumar Abrol and late Dr. Naseer Ahmad Shah.
The Speaker threw light on the political and social life of the late legislators and recalled their contribution in shaping the political landscape and its development scenario as public representatives and while holding various constitutional posts.
Paying homage to the late leaders, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh said that they have left indelible mark on the minds of the people and for their entire life contributed in strengthening the democratic traditions in Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, cutting across party lines, the members from both treasury and opposition benches recounted the services rendered by these leaders during their political career. Those who spoke included Mohd Shafi Uri,
Nawang Rigzin Jora, M. Y. Tarigami, Hakim Mohd Yaseen, Er. Abdul Rashid, Satpaul Sharma and Bashir Ahmad Dar.
Meanwhile, Davinder Rana urged the Speaker to document the contribution of deceased members of the House in shape of a book so that their work continues to inspire and guide the generations to come.

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