Srinagar, Jan 13 — National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday visited the residence of revered Peer, Khwaja Sonaullah popularly known as ‘Sona Bab’ at Magam and expressed profound grief and sorrow over his demise.
In a statement issued to GNS, Omar while paying glowing tributes to the revered Peer said his piety and spirituality attracted thousands of devout followers towards him.
Omar who is also the Working President of his party met Sona Bab’s son and conveyed his heartfelt condolences to him and his family. Mr. Omar Abdullah was accompanied by NC General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, NC Provincial Secretary Advocate Showkat Ahmed Mir and Senior NC Leader Professor Abdul Majeed Mattoo.
“Sona Bab’s legacy is that of selfless devotion and the unconditional love of the Almighty. Thousands of devout followers will testify about his empathy and affection and in his demise we have lost an enlightened and compassionate soul. Kashmir is a land of sufism and our history and legacy of spirituality and religious enlightenment has been immortalized by figures such as Sona Bab”, Omar said.
Meanwhile, NC General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar also paid glowing tributes to the late revered Peer and prayed for peace to the departed soul. Besides Senior Party Leaders, Mr. Omar Abdullah was accompanied by Party Office Bearers and Activists. (GNS)