Srinagar: Member parliament and National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Saturday offered prayers and paid tributes to his mother on her 20th death anniversary at her grave in Hazratbal area o Srinagar. He was accompanied by his son and party Vice-President Omar Abdullah, brother Mustafa Kamaal besides party functionaries.
Yesterday, Party leaders paid rich tributes to Madre Meharban Begum Akbar Jehan Abdullah on her 20th death anniversary, terming her as a strong woman and a benevolent mother.
“Party’s rank and file while paying glowing tributes to Madre Meharban said that as a leading stateswoman of her times possessing a commanding and magnetic persona, she ruled over the hearts and minds of people,” party said in a statement. “She influenced the political landscape of Jammu and Kashmir for nearly six decades.”