Shabir Shah detained on way to Pulwama

SRINAGAR: Democratic Freedom Party Chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah was on Friday detained by the police while he was on his way to Arihal Pulwama.

According to a statement issued by the party here, the JKLF Chairman Javed Ahmad Mir, Islamic Political party Chairman Muhammad Yusuf Naqash and Wasim Ahmad Lone were accompanying the DFP Chairman.

Before his detention Shah while talking to media persons said that Kashmir is not any border dispute between India and Pakistan but is the issue of the political future of the people of the valley. “Kashmir is not an issue that can be resolved by talks between India and Pakistan but has to be resolved in accordance with the United Nations resolutions or tripartite meaningful talks between India, Pakistan and the pro-freedom leadership of the valley,” he said adding the Kashmir is the principal and the primary party to the Kashmir issue.

Shah said that it is very unfortunate that Indian authorities have not kept their promise from time to time and have caged the people of the valley by the sheer use of military force. “India’s attitude has not changed and is still claiming Kashmir as its integral part only by using the military power. They are holding the people of the valley by the sheer oppressive ans suppressive easures,” Shah said. He also hailed the diplomatic support of Pakistan and said that whether any politician remains in power or opposition he has always supported Kashmir cause in every way.

Shah also said that the two parts of Kashmir across the border have a deep relationship and are infact two parts of the same body. “Srinagar and Muzaffarabad are the two eyes of Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.

Calling the resolution of the Kashmir issue as a key to the peace in the region, Shah said that they are in favour of the friendly relations between the two nuclear powered neighbours. “Without the friendly relations between the two countries Kashmir issue cannot be solved but the participation of the freedom loving leadership of Kashmir can prove fruitful to the long lasting friendship. The friendly relations between the two countries is the key to the solution to the Kashmir issue,” he said.“It is important that both India and Pakistan understanding the Kashmir issue in its historical and its political perspective for the peaceful solution of the Kashmir issue,” he added

Paying tributes to the martyrs Shah said that it is because of these sacrifices that the Kashmir issue has come to the limelight of the world. “Every person of the valley is eager to reach the Kashmir mission to its logical conclusion as per the wishes of the martyrs. We will continue our freedom struggle till the issue is resolved as per the aspirations of the people of the valley,” he said.

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