Srinagar, May 20 : Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Chairman of Hurriyat Conference M, Tuesday asserted that the resistance leadership was the only medium to finding a resolution of the vexed Kashmir dispute. While paying glowing tributes to Moulvi Mohammad Farooq on his 24th martyrdom anniversary, Khwaja Abdul Gani Lone, martyrs of hawal and entire Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference M Chairman and head of Awami Action Committee, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who was placed under house arrest by the authorities early this morning, said that showing complete resolve and commitment towards the mission of martyrs guarantees success of the freedom struggle.
According to a statement , Mirwaiz, who was put under house arrest and could not attend the AAC workers rally organized at the historic Mirwaiz Manzil in connection with the Hafta Shohda programme, in a telephonic address to the participants said that the basic aim of our struggle was a lasting solution of Kashmir issue and protection of the sacrifices made by our great leaders and people for the cause.
Hurriyat M Chairman stated that Kashmiris have faced innumerable sufferings since past many decades, adding, that today when the nation wants to pay tributes to its martyrs, leaders, activists and people are stopped by putting them in jails or under house arrests and imposing restrictions . He stated that this standard practice of repression by the state authorities can in no way weaken the resolve of people rather it strengthens it further.
Mirwaiz said that only the resolution of Kashmir issue can guarantee permanent peace and security to the entire south Asia He said that result oriented tripartite dialogue between India, Pakistan and Kashmiri resistance leadership is the only medium to solve the issue once and for all. He said that times has come that India shuns its policy of obduracy and start a meaningful dialogue with the people of Kashmir and Pakistan.
Appealing people to assemble at Eidgah and observe complete strike on May 21, Mirwaiz said that people should march towards martyrs grave yard Eidgah to pay tributes to the martyrs and show their complete resolve towards freedom struggle.
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