Governor, CM greets people on Jumat-ul-Wida

By News Agency of Kashmir

Srinagar : Governor, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) S K Sinha and Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad have greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the auspicious occasions of Jumat-ul-Vida.

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In a message, the Governor prayed for peace in the State and said the best way to observe festivals is to strive for strengthening the foundations of brotherhood, traditional unity and glorious ethos.

Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has also felicitated people on Jumat-ul-Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

In a message of greetings, the Chief Minister said that the holy month is a bounty from Almighty to the mankind who follow His commandments and hoped that the blessings of Ramadan would usher Jammu & Kashmir in an atmosphere of peace and progress.

The Chief Minister called upon people to contribute towards building a society free of crime, intolerance and violence. He said compassion and love towards fellow beings was the spirit of all religions which should be followed to make the world a better place to live in.

The Chief Minister, who convened a high level meeting on Tuesday for reviewing preparations for Jumat-ul-Wida and visited Hazratbal shrine yesterday to oversee these arrangements, has asked the administration to take adequate measures for the facilitation of people visiting important mosques and shrines for offering Friday prayers tomorrow.