Farooq, Omar Abdullah greet people on Diwali, pray for peace in Jammu and Kashmir

The National Conference (NC) on Wednesday greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Diwali, saying the festival should be celebrated with harmony, enthusiasm and brotherhood.

PTI October 18, 2017 18:15:18 IST
Farooq, Omar Abdullah greet people on Diwali, pray for peace in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: The National Conference (NC) on Wednesday greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Diwali, saying the festival should be celebrated with harmony, enthusiasm and brotherhood.

Farooq Omar Abdullah greet people on Diwali pray for peace in Jammu and Kashmir

File image of National Conference president Farooq Abdullah. AFP

NC president Farooq Abdullah and working president Omar Abdullah, in separate messages, on the Diwali eve, prayed for the peace and tranquillity in the state.

In his message, Farooq Abdullah wished prosperity to the state and happiness to its people, and highlighted the spirit of celebrating festivals in an atmosphere of amity and brotherhood.

Omar Abdullah stressed on the need for strengthening harmony and brotherhood in the glorious traditions of the state's pluralistic ethos.

"May this Diwali bring peace, prosperity and happiness in the life of people of state," he said.

NC provincial president Devender Singh Rana said Diwali was one of the most captivating festivals and it celebrated the victory of light over darkness and good over evil.

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