SRINAGAR: Paying glowing tributes to Muhammad Afzal Guru on his 4th martyrdom anniversary and Muhammad Maqbool Bhat on his 33rd martyrdom anniversary, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (m) on Wednesday said their sacrifices for the just and rightful struggle were remarkable, unforgettable and etched in the minds of people.
A statement of Hurriyat Conference (M) appealed people to make the programs given by the united resistance leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik a success by observing complete shutdown on February 9, the death anniversary of Guru, and February 11, the death anniversary of Bhat, and marching from Lal Chowk to the United Nations (UNMOGIP) office at Sonwar on February 10.
For the fulfilment of their right to self determination, tens and thousands of people of Kashmir have offered selfless sacrifices of their lives but the martyrdom of Guru and Bhat were unique, exceptional and matchless as these sacrifices had breathed a new life in Kashmirs resistance struggle, the statement said. The mission of these martyrs would be fulfilled only when the entire nation shows dedication and unity and remains steadfast and consistent for fructifying the pious task.
The Hurriyat Conference (M) statement said, Government of India and its puppets in Jammu Kashmir were trying their best to trample the resistance struggle with their undemocratic and inhumane tactics and using all resources at its disposal but all these tactics would yield nothing for the oppressors if the nation shows steadfastness and consistency in its resolve.
The best way of paying tributes to Guru, Bhat and other martyrs was to remain united and to beware and foil all designs with intentions to harm the ongoing resistance movement, it said.
Demanding return of mortal remains of Guru and Bhat to the Kashmiri nation, the Hurriyat Conference (M) appealed eman¬cipated and justice-loving nations and people of the world to take note of the anti-democratic and inhuman tactics adopted by India on Kashmiris by playing a role in helping Kashmiri nation get back mortal remains of these martyrs.
Dal Khalsa Pays Tribute To Maqbool Bhat
Dal Khalsa on Wednesday paid homage to Mohammad Maqbool Bhatt, who 33 years back was hanged in Tihar prison in Delhi.
Reminiscing his role, Dal Khalsa chief Harpal Singh Cheema said, Contemporary activism re-garding Kashmiris being a separate people, Kashmiris seeking the right to self-determination is due to the dynamic role of Maqbool Bhatt and his family in bringing Kashmiri independence to the fore.
Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwarpal Singh in a statement said that the Kashmiri people will soon realise the fruits of the sacrifice of Maqbool Bhatt and gain freedom from Indian yoke.
The party president further said that the defaulting Indian state and their stooge government in Kashmir do not realise that conflict resolution and not suppression is the cure. They hanged one Maqbool Bhat in 1984. Today there are so many in the valleys of Kashmir that the entire might of the Indian state has failed to contain them. You can kill a person, not an idea and certainly not a commitment.
Reminding the Indian state and its judiciary of failing to be civil and human, party spokesperson Kanwarpal Singh said, It is shameful that the Indian state for not returning the mortal remains of Maqbool Bhatt.
The resonating cries of freedom in Kashmir, the on-going struggle led by Janab Syed Ali Shah Geelani are an endorsement of the dreams of Maqbool Bhatt and the people of Kashmir. We stand in complete solidarity with the people of Kashmir
Observe Feb 9 To 11 As Tajdeed-e-Ahad: DeM
Dukhtaran-e-Millat chairperson Syedah Aasiyah Andrabi on Wednesday said that Feb 9, 10 and 11 should be observed as Tajdeed-e-Ahad to further our resolve to safeguard the sacrifices of the people of Kashmir and not to make a sellout of our martyrs.
In a statement on the death anniversaries of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat, Aasiyeh said that the crux of organizing seminars, conferences and discussions on the death anniversaries of the two martyrs is to remember how the oppressor without fair trail and evidence sent our heroes to the gallows. This speaks about the height of oppression, she said.
She said that the only sin committed by the two was that they never compromised on the fact that Kashmir was never a part of India. They never believed that Kashmir Indias part and were resolute about the same.
It was because of this sin that our youth is being dragged into fabricated cases and then killed in fake encounters or sent to gallows.
She said that the anniversaries remind us of the supreme sacrifices that these Jawans of our nation laid. The struggle for freedom from Indian occupation remains alive by remem¬bering these supreme sacrifices. These days inscribe in us more and more hatred towards India and her stooges, Andrabi said.
Aasiyah Andrabi said that withholding the personnel belongings of the two martyrs is brutally inhuman and only a person without a human heart can do this. This shows us the level of suppression and brutality of India and her state machinery.
She reaffirmed that the harsh reality for Indians is that Kashmiris can never be Indians. They are ruling our land at the behest of brute force and that they have never be able to rule our hearts.
It is just some stooges in the form of certain families like Sheikhs, Muftis, Bakhshis that India finds takers in Kashmir. However, she said that history bears tes¬timony to the fact that these black sheeps have always been there.
She further said that during the next two three days a series of programs in the form of conferences, seminars and discussions would be held world over including Kuwait, America and London. This leads us to the conclusion that our Tehreek has reached a certain level. There are black sheeps and they need to be thrown out and will be thrown out, Insha Allah.
She said that all those black sheeps and Indians who are there should be boycotted so¬cially and no contact should be made with them.
She said that the upcoming panchayat election drama is also a test of our character
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