Mirwaiz, Lone Thank Youth

SRINAGAR — Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday expressed gratitude to the youth who voluntarily decided to guard him following the government withdrew his security cover on Sunday evening.

Earlier, hundreds of youth from different areas voluntarily come forward and decided to guard the top religious cleric to ensure his safety.

Awami Action Committee (AAC) youth President Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi said that at least 200 youth have enrolled themselves today at Mirwaiz Manzil in Rajouri Kadal and have decided to act as security of Mirwaiz.

He said the youth are enrolling themselves in large numbers at present and decision in this regard will be taken shortly.

In a tweet Hurriyat and AAC chairman thanked the youth for showing selfless love towards him.

“Moved by the love and affection of these young men, my gratitude to their selfless love,” Mirwaiz tweeted.

Nearly three hundred youth from Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Independent Movement (JKPIM) Monday voluntarily came forward to guard amalgam chairman, Bilal Gani Lone, a day after the government withdrew security from Lone and three other pro-freedom leaders, the party said.

In a statement, JKPIM said almost 300 youth from the amalgam have decided to act as security of Bilal Lone. The youth took the decision a day after government withdrew security from him (Bilal Lone), Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and two others.

The statement said the youth reached the office and voluntarily decided to guard amalgam chief Bilal Gani Lone.

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