From KO Archives | Counter-Insurgents Form Joint Front In JK

JAMMU- In a bid to counter the growing menace of foreign militants of yesteryears under eleven different counter insurgency groups have joined hands and formed Muttahida Quomi Mahaz (Joint National front).

This group will give a befitting reply to Pakistan's Inter service Intelligence (ISI) and militants and agents in the state, chairman of the front and National Conference MLC Javed Hussain Shah told reporters here yesterday.

Shah, who also heads a counter insurgency group, national security organisation, said efforts were also on to bring J&K Awami League supremo Jamshed Shirazi alias Kukka Parrey and Liaquat alias Hilal Haider in the new front.

He said the Centre should not be soft toward the Hurriyat Conference and demanded arrest of the Hurriyat leaders who he alleged are involved in anti-national activities.

Besides holding rallies and mass contact programmes, the Mahaz would appeal to people to come to the streets against the Hurriyat and ISI.

Organisations which have joined the Muttahida Quomi Mahaz front include National Security Organisation of Javed Hussain Shah, all J&K People's Patriotic Front of Nabi Azad, Jammu Kashmir Welfare Forum of Sammad Khan, Militancy Mukhalif Morcha of Ch. Jalal-u-Din, Sada-i-Kashmir of Shabnum Shafiq, Aman  Conference of Majid Khan, Muslim Mujahideen of Mukhtar-ul-Aziz, Kashmir Liberation Council of Mushtaq Ahmed Lone, Secular Awami Tehreek of Abdul Ahad, J&K lkhwan of Bashir Ahmed Khan and Awami Tehreek headed by Wali Mohammad Wani.

  (Kashmir Observer, 04 February, 2001)

Follow this link to join our WhatsApp group: Join Now

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.