JKLF remembers Aali Kadal martyrs


Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Thursday held several functions to commemorate the anniversary of slaying of several of its top commanders in BSF operation at Ali Kadal, Srinagar this day in 1992.

JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik while remembering his colleagues termed them “heroes” who “through their sacrifice wrote down a new chapter of resilience and resistance”.

“Whosoever thinks of defeating a movement nourished by the sacred blood of these martyrs is living in a fool’s paradise,” Malik said while paying tributes at the ‘Mazar-e-Shuhada’ (martyrs’ graveyard).

He said these great souls nourished the struggle for freedom with their blood and sacrificed their today for our tomorrow. “History is witness that till date no freedom struggle has been defeated by oppression and tyranny. Shaheed Sheikh Abdul Hameed and his companions embraced martyrdom and spilled their sacred blood into the waters of Jhelum, turned it red and thus wrote a new chapter of sacrifices and struggle.”

“Today when we remember these great men, we pledge to take forward their mission to its desired goal,” Malik said.

JKLF also organised a condolence-cum prayer meeting which was attended by party leaders Advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt, Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Ghulam Rasool Dar Eidi, Noor Muhammad Kalwal and others.

Islamic Students League (ISL) Chief Shakeel Ahmad Bakhshi and Mukhtar Ahmad Sofi also participated.

From JKLF (R), party’s General Secretary Wajahat Qureshi, Farooq Kashmiri, Ajaz Ahmad Mir, Zaheer Abbas, Gh Nabi, Mohammad Saju, Nayeem Ahmad Dar and Javid Ahmad visited martyrs’ graveyard.

Leaders from Hurriyat Conference (G) including Chairman Islamic Political Party (JK) Mohammad Yousuf Naqash along with party activists vowed to carry the mission of martyrs forward.

“The immense sacrifices of this nation are tremendous investments to its freedom struggle. India despite its military imperialism cannot subjugate the masses of Kashmir,” Naqash said.

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