Omar, Bukhari condole demise of Sethi

Srinagar: Former chief minister Omar Abdullah and Apni Party (AP) president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari have condoled the demise of Krishan Dev Sethi, the last surviving member of the constituent Assembly which framed the constitution of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, in Jammu on Thursday morning.
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, the vice-president of National Conference (NC) said, ”Sorry to hear about the demise of Jb Krishan Dev Sethi. He was the last surviving member of the Constituent Assembly of J&K and a former MLA. My condolences to his family & prayers for the eternal rest of his soul”.
AP president Bukhari recalled Sethi as a well-known writer and thinker who had witnessed various historical political events that happened in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Sethi Ji will be remembered for his promptness, erudition and revealing historical accounts whose heart remained always beating for his native land. Losing such a stalwart personality is a great loss for the people of J&K. I pray for peace to the departed soul and extend my heart-felt condolences to the bereaved family,” Bukhari said.
Over a dozen former ministers and legislators have also condoled the demise of Sethi