'Donate Rs 500 each to Bait-ul-maals to help families of transporters'

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) today while hailing the resolve and determination of people, said that despite hardships and difficulties, whole nation has stood up against the atrocities and brutalities of occupational forces.

The amalgam said although there is a group of collaborators, everybody is not a sellable commodity. The Hurriyat said that we have been sacrificing our lives and livelihood, we are being subjected to worst kind of human repression, killings, injuries, arrests and damage of property has been going on for the last 70 years.

“Not only human investments, we have been investing our huge economic resources as well,” it said. The Hurriyat has strongly condemning the authorities for not allowing Friday prayers in various grand mosques of the valley and also not allowing Chairman Syed Ali Geelani to offer Friday prayer.

“This is shameful on the part of the government which even doesn’t allow religious activities of Geelani for the last six years.”

The Hurriyat said they (Kashmiris as a whole) are at the loss of more than 10,000 crores in the present uprising along with our traders, transport fraternity are the worst suffers. “We are not subterfuge to their sufferings.

They have been on the forefront of this movement and we all owe them their due honor and respect. Referring to the protest by some transporters against the present uprising,” it said.

The Hurriyat said that everybody has right to talk his heart out and only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches. “We have no grudge against them and at the same time we hail and commend the statement of their representatives, wherein they not only dissociated from the protesting people but reiterating their full and unwavering support to the ongoing movement,” said the Syed Ali Geelani led Hurriyat.

It said that transporters are not able to benefit from the relaxation period and sufferings of their families are not out of our sight. Keeping their hard times in view, Hurriyat has appealed people to donate a minimum of Rs 500 each to the local Baitulmaals, for the solitary purpose of helping our transporters.

Meanwhile, the Hurriyat while hailing people of different walks of life for their determination and steadfastness has commended the role of Bar Association as they have been strongly fighting the case of our right to self-determination both legally as well as politically. (PTK)

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