Omar, Vohra greet people on Ramadhan

Omar, Vohra greet people on Ramadhan

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Governor N N Vohra have wished people on Holy Month of Ramdhan and hoped this month will prove to be a harbinger of well being, progress and prosperity for the mankind. They prayed for peace and development in the State and the Country. In his message on the beginning of 9th month of Islamic Calendar Ramadhan, observed as the month of fast by Muslims across the globe, the Chief Minister said the holy month provides us occasion to seek Allah’s munificence and forgiveness. “This is the opportunity for the subjects of Allah to re-dedicate themselves as His true faithful by observing fast, offering prayers till late night, extending compassion and kindness to people and showing highest degree of tolerance not only in respect of eating food and drinking water but by renunciation of all activities leading to sin and harming humanity.” Extending good wishes to the people especially Muslims, the Chief Minister said that while seeking blessings of Almighty during the Holy Month people would also pray for the peace and development in the State. In his message, the Governor said that the holy month of Ramadhan is a period dedicated to fasting, service and prayers and highlights the values of patience, self-restraint, tolerance and austerity, which promote feelings of compassion and respect for others. The Governor also prayed for the well-being of the people of the State. (GNS)

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