Dr Farooq, Mirwaiz condole demise


SRINAGAR: Leaders across the political spectrum have expressed their grief and sorrow over his demise terming it a great loss to the freedom movement.
National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah condoled the demise of JKLF founding member.
Praying for peace to the departed soul, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Mr. Omar Abdullah have extended their heartfelt condolences to Mr. Khans family in their hour of grief and loss, said a spokesman.
Various senior leaders of the party have also condoled the demise of Amanullah Khan and prayed for peace to the departed soul, he added.
Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said his death has left behind a void that would be very difficult to fill.
In his condolence message, the Mirwaiz said the departed leader dedicated his life right from his childhood to his last breath to the great cause of Kashmir’s freedom and faced uncountable problems, obstacles and difficulties while pursuing the path of freedom of Kashmir.
Stressing that like a true patriot and a leader, Amanullah Khan by highlighting the issue at various international platforms had contributed in highlighting that the resistance movement of Kashmir was just and legitimate, he said this towering and consistent leader had to bear the atrocities in jails for raising voice for the oppressed people of Kashmir.
JKLF chief Yasin Malik while paying tribute to Amanullah Khan said he was the pioneer of Jammu and Kashmir freedom struggle, herald of independent Jammu Kashmir, glowing example of continues struggle, great politician, intellectual, and diplomat.
While expressing condolence and deep sympathy with the family of Amanullah Khan and the rank and file of JKLF the Mirwaiz said the resistance leader’s demise had saddened the entire Kashmiri nation and left Kashmir bereft of one of its true patriots and a towering leader.

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