Advisors, senior officials greet people on Eid eve
SRINAGAR: Advisors to Lieutenant Governor and senior officials of the administration have greeted the people in Jammu and Kashmir on Eid eve.
In a message of felicitation Advisor Farooq Khan 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 to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar in his message of felicitation 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.
In his message of greetings, Advisor Baseer Khan 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 to Lieutenant Governor, K. K. Sharma also 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 people to remember their neighbours, orphans and the needy during Eid celebrations and also religiously follow COVID 19 protocols.
Meanwhile, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam also 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.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole also 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 people to follow all SOPs while marking this festive occasion”, he added.