Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu has conveyed his warm greetings to the people of J&K in general and to the Muslim brethren in particular, on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
In his message of felicitations, the Lt Governor observed that this festival endorses the spirit of sacrifice, benevolence and generosity towards others. He hoped that the auspicious occasion would further enhance the amiable atmosphere and provide beacon light for prosperity and development in the UT.
Every festival is an opportunity to promote peace and harmony and I hope this tradition shall be nurtured to strengthen the bond of communal harmony, peace and amity between various sections of the society, he said.
The Lt Governor, in view of the emerging situation, urged the people to celebrate this festival in adherence to the guidelines and norms issued by the Administration.
He prayed for peace, progress and prosperity in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
CS greets people
SRINAGAR, JULY 31: Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam, today extended greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, wishing them well being and prosperity.
In his message on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, Chief Secretary said the holy occasion of Eid-ul-Azha symbolizes the strength of faith and sacrifice to be on the righteous path and emphasizes the spirit of charity and good deeds.
Chief Secretary prayed that the festival becomes a harbinger of peace and further strengthens the bond of communal harmony, mutual brotherhood, amity, and tranquillity.
Keeping in view the evolving COVID-19 pandemic situation, Chief Secretary urged people to adopt self-health protection measures during the festivities and maintain social distancing to prevent further spread of COVID-19.
Advisor Khan greets people on Eid-ul-Adha
SRINAGAR, JULY 31: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan has greeted people of Jammu and Kashmir on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Adha.
In a message of felicitation, the Advisor described the festival as a reward from Almighty Allah.
He said celebrating Eid teaches us camaraderie, friendship, mutual respect and love for the masses.
He appealed people to remember their neighbours, orphans and the needy during Eid celebrations.
He requested the people to follow the health guidelines properly to stop further spreading of the COVID-19 during Eid celebrations.
Advisor Farooq Khan also prayed for peace, progress and prosperity in the J&K.
Advisor Bhatnagar greets people
SRINAGAR, JULY 31: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar has extended warm greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
In his message of felicitation, the Advisor wished that this auspicious occasion would bring in a renewed spirit of love and oneness through its message of self discipline and sacrifice among the people of J&K.
He hoped that this festival would further strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood, amity among the people of J&K and revive the glorious pluralistic ethos for which Jammu and Kashmir has been known for centuries past.
Advisor Bhatnagar also appealed the people to follow necessary guidelines issued in view of the Global pandemic of the COVID 19 while celebrating the occasion and advised them to strictly follow the concept of social distancing.
The Advisor also prayed for the peace, progress and prosperity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Advisor Baseer Khan extends Eid greetings
JAMMU, JULY 31: Advisor to the Lt Governor, Baseer Ahmed Khan has extended warm greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha and prayed for their well-being and prosperity.
In his message of greetings, the Advisor has hoped that this festival would further strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood, amity and revive the glorious pluralistic ethos for which Jammu and Kashmir has been known for centuries past.
He prayed for peace, progress and prosperity in J&K.
Advisor Sharma extends greetings
SRINAGAR, JULY 31: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, K. K. Sharma has extended greetings to the people of the J&K on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
In a message, the Advisor Sharma said celebrating Eid ul Azha teaches us concepts of camaraderie, friendship, mutual respect, love for the destitute and downtrodden besides mutual co existence.
He hoped the festival brings peace, prosperity and happiness to the people of the Jammu and Kashmir and also strengthen our resolve to fight the global Pandemic of COVID 19.
Advisor Sharma also appealed to people to remember their neighbours, orphans and the needy during Eid celebrations and also religiously follow COVID 19 protocols.
Div Com urges to avoid gatherings
SRINAGAR, JULY 31: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today greeted people on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha.
While extending his heartiest greetings to the general public, the Div Com prayed for peace and prosperity in the UT.
He said this is a special occasion; however, people must strictly adhere to Covid-19 SOPs and guidelines while celebrating the festivity as the whole world is engulfed by the deadly pandemic.
The Div Com further appealed people to offer Eid-ul-Adha prayers at home besides avoiding large gatherings and thronging to public or religious places.
“Let us pray that we overcome this pandemic situation and I appeal to people to follow all SOPs while marking this festive occasion", he added.
Altaf Bukhari extends Eid greetings
SRINAGAR, July 31: Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today extended warm greetings to the people on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha, wishing them well-being and prosperity.
In his message of felicitations on the eve of this auspicious occasion, Bukhari said: “Eid gives us the message of love, unity and brotherhood. Sharing happiness increases them. Extending help to the poor and needy will also usher happiness in their lives. In view of COVID-19 pandemic, I appeal the people to observe this festival with utmost caution and abide by the social and health protocols of COVID-19 so as to stem the spread of this deadly disease.”
He said the holy occasion teaches us to maintain high principles of selfless service to the Almighty Allah and humanity and expressed hope that this Eid will strengthen communal brotherhood, harmony and bring peace, prosperity and well-being to Jammu and Kashmir and the people all over the world.
Other JKAP leaders including Ghulam Hassan Mir, Mohammad Dilawar Mir, Rafi Ahmad Mir, Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, Vijay Bakaya, Aijaz Ahmad Khan, Choudhary Zulfikar Ali, G. M Bhawan, Usman Majeed, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Abdul Majeed Padroo, Manjeet Singh, Noor Mohammad Sheikh, Abdul Rahim Rather, Syed Asghar Ali, Choudhary Qamar Hussain, Javed Hassan Beig, Yawar Mir, Mumtaz Ahmad Khan, Raja Manzoor, Javed Mirchal, Muntazir Mohi-u-Din, Syed Farooq Andrabi, Irfan Naqeeb, Dr Samiullah, Mudasir Ahmad Khan, Showkat Gayoor, Mohammad Ashraf Dar, Vikram Malhotra, Kamal Arora, Dr Neilanjan Arora, Jagmohan Singh Raina, Ghulam Mohammad, Advocate Javed Ahmad Mir, Abdul Rashid Bhat, Khurshid Ahmad, Shiekh Showkat, Aijaz Rather, Lateef Ahmad Khan, and other party functionaries have extended warm greetings to the people on the eve of this holy occasion.