The National Conference (NC) on Saturday paid rich tributes and also offered Fateha to Begum Akbar Jehan, wife of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on her 20th death anniversary.
However, only close relatives and few senior NC leaders offered floral tributes to Begum Akbar due to COVID-19 pandemic though small similar meetings were held in other parts of the valley.
Former Chief Ministers Dr Farooq Abdullah his son Omar Abdullah and other senior NC leaders, including Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal wearing masks and keeping physical distance, were among those who paid floral tributes at the grave yard of Begum at Naseem Bagh Hazratbal today.