Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah paid glowing tributes to Pahalgam brave-heart Rouf Ahmad Dar who drowned in Lidder River while saving the lives of five tourists.
Party president while hailing Rouf Ahmad for his heroic sacrifice said, “His sacrifice is another glaring example of how much the people of Kashmir care for tourists. Without caring for his life, he battled the gushing currents of Lidder River, Rouf made a supreme sacrifice. I take this opportunity to salute the valour of Rouf. His timely intervention saved five tourists including two foreigners. This should act as an eye opener to all. The sacrifice of Rouf shall be remembered for all the times to come. I pray for peace to his soul and strength to the grief-stricken family.”
Omar Abdullah while paying tributes to the brave-heart said, “Rouf is a real hero, I take this opportunity to salute his valour and bravery. May Allah Grant him the highest place in Jannah.”
General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani, Member Parliament elect Hasnain Masoodi, District president Altaf Ahmad Kaloo and provincial spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar also saluted the sacrifice of Rouf and urged the incumbent governor administration to provide a government job to the next of kin of Braveheart. The leaders expressed their solidarity with the grief-stricken family in their hour of grief.
Meanwhile, Party president and vice president also paid glowing tributes to Ghulam Rasool Tramboo of Shamaswari, Srinagar. Party general secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar also paid glowing tributes to the veteran freedom fighter and associate of Sher- e- Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah.