Hurriyat (M) delegation visits Palpora, expresses solidarity with family


Srinagar: A high-level delegation of Hurriyat Conference (M) led by its senior leader and Jammu Kashmir Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen President, Moulana Masroor Abbas Ansari and G N Zaki, general secretary the Jammu Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) and others visited Palpora residence of the martyred 12-year-old  boy, Danish Sultan, to express sympathy and solidarity with his family on behalf of the incarcerated chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other Hurriyat leaders and paid glowing tributes to the martyr.

As per a statement issued here, on the occasion, addressing the condolence meeting and a massive peaceful protest march, that followed, Moulana Ansari appealed the people to follow the protest calendar given by the unified resistance leadership and said that tyranny and oppression by India will not deter the people from continuing to peacefully pursue their struggle for right of self-determination.

The Hurriyat leader said that the conglomerate will not meet the All Party delegation of the Indian political parties, which is arriving in Kashmir on Sunday. calling it a an exercise in futility, Maulana Ansari reiterated that the conglomerate believes that the most peaceful and democratic way of resolving the Kashmir issue is to give the people of Jammu and Kashmir the right of self-determination that they have been promised or alternately hold an unconditional and meaningful engagement among the three stakeholders  to the dispute India Pakistan and most importantly the people of J&K and resolve it in accordance with the will and aspirations of people of Kashmir. “So to suggest talks under Indian constitution shows that India is not ready to acknowledge Kashmir’s disputed nature and hence is not interested in resolving it.”

On the occasion, while condemning the arbitrary arrest spree of activists youth and children, G N Zaki said such suppressive tactics will not bring Government of India its desired results as people in general and youth in particular are resolved to take the ongoing resistance movement forward towards its goal.

Meanwhile, giving details a spokesman of the conglomerate said so far in the current agitation around 2000 persons have been arrested, 600 more held in detention, 109 booked under the infamous Public Safety Act (PSA) which clearly illustrates political intolerance and vengeance of the government towards the people's movement.

He said such tactics would not break the will and resolve of the resistance leadership and freedom-loving people and termed the night raids, breaking of window panes of residential houses, ransacking household items, setting cars and motor cycles afire and beating up inmates as war crimes committed by the Indian forces against civilians

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