No Perk Can Compel Us For Any Compromise: Geelani

SRINAGAR — The pro-Indian politicians have turned into political leaches and Jammu and Kashmir’s young generation is determined to “get out of the unholy yolk of slavery at any cost”, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani said on Wednesday. 

“When young blood is so enthusiastic to achieve their goal, no power on earth can force them to subjugation,” said Geelani in a telephonic address to the mourners of the Dr. Shams-ul-Haq at Soghan Shopian.

Geelani also reiterated pledge to take the movement to its logical end and “will never allow anybody to barter the precious blood of martyrs.”

“We need to be aware of this and we are duty bound to safe guard their sacrifices and should desist from such activities which prove detrimental for our movement,” he said.

The octogenarian leader said that deceitful slogans of development, prosperity or material gains can never be a substitute for freedom. 

“Pro-Indian politicians have turned into political leaches, sucking every drop of our blood to satisfy their masters in Delhi,” Geelani said, adding, “Election drama and the multi faced political stooges pose as our saviors to fetch them votes in the name of roads, electricity and water, but in reality they are the people who strengthen the unholy bond of slavery so nation as a whole should desist from any support to them.”

According to a statement issued here, Geelani said that the ongoing movement has become “so precious that no perk and privilege can compel us for any compromise.”

Stressing upon people in general and youth in particular, the Hurriyat Gonference chairman said that there was need to strengthen faith and protect civil, social, religious and human liberties and avoid miss deeds.

“There is need to nourish the Islamic culture in our homes and society without indulging in sectarian hatred and social evils,” he added.  

Extreme Repression Pushing Youth To Take Gun: Mirwaiz  

Stating that youth are pushed to wall by extreme repression, Hurriyat Conference (M) headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday termed as unfortunate the silence adopted by the world community over Kashmir issue even as it paid glowing tributes to six armed youth. 

“The lingering Kashmir dispute since past seven decades is not only threat to peace for sub-continent but entire south Asian region,” said a spokesman of amalgam while paying tributes to Dr Shamsul Haq Mengnoo, Amir Ahmed Bhat, Shoiab Ahmed Shah, Syed Rubani, Sabzar Ahmad and Touseef Ahmad who were killed in two separate encounters at  Charar-e-Shaief Budgam and Heff Shirmal Shopian.

“It is the extreme repression and use of brutal force which is pushing young generation towards the wall and convinces them to pick arms.” 

Day in and day out the youth are summoned to Police Stations were they are put to physical and mental torture, the spokesman said. 

“Many are arrested and detained under PSA’s Every day people, especially youth become the target killing of forces anywhere in the valley and these methods of repression at a point become intolerable thus force the youth to opt for the armed struggle.”

Hurriyat Conference said that Kashmiri people have been fighting hard for their birth right since past several decades and the priceless sacrifices offered by the people including youth, women and elderly will never be forgotten. 

The Hurriyat Conference said that to protect these sacrifices, it is highly inevitable to show steadfastness and stand united. 

“The silence adopted by the world community over Kashmir issue is unfortunate. The lingering Kashmir dispute since past seven decades is not only threat to peace for sub-continent but entire south Asian region, adding, time demands world community to impress upon New Delhi for the resolution of this oldest dispute for everlasting peace in region.”

Meanwhile, the Hurriyat Conference spokesman strongly condemned the use of pellets on the photojournalists in Heff-Shrimal that left four of them injured. He said that it is highly undemocratic that photojournalists who were carrying out their professional duties were showered with the pellets. 

The spokesman also condemned the CRPF action at Habba Kadal where in a youth was seriously injured, stating that the forces “have gone berserk and are targeting innocent civilians.”

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