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Advisor to JK Guv pays floral tributes to 1931 martyrs

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

K Vijay Kumar, to Governor, today visited the martyrs' graveyard at Naqashband Sahib here today to offer floral tributes to the 1931 martyrs, other senior officers were also present on the occasion.

Kumar laid wreaths over the graves of the martyrs.

"B V R Subrahmanyam, of Police S P Vaid, Divisional Commission Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP Kashmir S P Pani, and other senior officers were also present on the occasion," an said.

He said a contingent of posted the bugle and presented the of honour to the martyrs.

Later, a local delegation met the and and apprised them about the various issues being faced by them. Kumar gave them a patient hearing and assured them that all their genuine demands will be looked into on priority.

Kumar said that the government is committed to restore the pristine glory of and the adjacent historical mosque. He said the Shrine will be preserved keeping in mind its historical significance.

Earlier, had questioned the Governor's for skipping the event, which is listed as a state function and attended by the when an elected government is in place.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 20:45 IST