Aga Hasan Calls for Joint Friday Prayers in Budgam


Budgam: Extending his support to the ‘Budgam Chalo’ call forwarded by Joint Resistance leadership, senior Hurriyat leader and president of Anjuman-e-Shari-e-Shiayan, Aga Syed Hasan al-Mosavi has appealed people to offer this weeks Friday congregational prayers on 14th of April collectively at Budgam.

“I appeal people to offer Friday congregational prayers at Behisht-e-Zahra Park in Budgam on 14th of April to show a united front and expose the election drama in Kashmir.

“All the Hurriyat leaders will offer Friday prayers at Behisht-e-Zahra Park and this will be a tribute to the martyrs who have fallen to the bullets of occupational forces,” he said.

Castigating authorities for killing innocent people on polling day, Aga Syed Hasan said that to increase the voting percentage by ‘illegal means’, the government has ordered re-poll in some areas.

He said, “It was shameful that authorities indulge in bloodshed to achieve their means.” 

‘Re-poll Aimed at Taking Revenge’

Terming the recent poll boycott as people’s verdict and writing on the wall for New Delhi and the local pro-Indian political parties, senior Hurriyat leader and National Front, chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan Wednesday said that India has planned to revenge the people of Budgam in the garb of re-poll.

Khan said in a statement, “India wants to harm the Kashmiri people economically.”

Khan said that after facing befitting reply at the hands of Kashmiri people during recently held elections, New Delhi and the local pro-Indian political parties have decided to revenge the people of Budgam for their courageous resilience and resistance. “So, New Delhi and the state government agents have announced a re-poll in the district,” he added.

He however said that India will face another humiliating defeat at the hands of Budgam people.

Khan said that New Delhi is trying to create an environment which could hit the local economy so that the freedom loving people of Kashmir are made to surrender.

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