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J&K governor pays tribute to Sheikh Abdullah

IANS  |  Jammu 

Governor on Tuesday paid tribute to Sheikh on

In a statement here, Malik recalled the significant contribution the founder of the National Conference made to develop the state.

"A sustained endeavour towards strengthening of our democratic institutions and maintenance of communal harmony and brotherhood will be a befitting tribute to Sheikh Sahib," Malik said.

He said the late was a popular leader and a social reformer who fought for the rights of the oppressed sections irrespective of caste, creed or religion and strived for the sustenance of secular and pluralistic values.

is being observed on Wednesday. The has declared a public holiday for Wednesday.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 14:52 IST
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