Malik stresses for unity; pays tributes to Wani, Sidiqi, others
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik today stressed that unity was a must for success and that is what Ishfaq Majeed Wani had stood for.
Malik, while addressing a gathering at Anchar Soura today paid rich tributes to Wani and said that the first commander in chief of Kashmiri freedom struggle Ishfaq Majeed Wani was a born leader.
“The days and years of his life from 6th September 1966 to 30th march 1990 are shining marks of his prominence. He was a symbol of courage, piousness passion and resistance against illegal occupation, injustice and tyranny,” Malik said.
JKLF chairman said that in 1990, Wani led a people’s revolution and on its very outset realized the importance of unity of Ummah. He along with his other friends visited every important leader and person and strived hard to forge unity among them and to a large extent succeed in his endeavor.
“The main success of the people’s revolution for freedom in 1990 was in fact its unique unity and oneness and whole world saw Kashmiris on roads and streets in thousands demanding freedom with one voice,” he said.
While paying tributes to Shabir Ahmad Sidiqi and Dargah Hazratbal martyrs, JKLF chairman said that Sidiqi was a religious scholar of immense importance and a man of wisdom who strived and sacrificed his life for the freedom of Kashmir.
JKLF chairman said that Kashmiri prisoners are being terrorized by so-called biggest democracy. He appealed ICRC and other international human rights organizations to intervene and save the lives of these inmates.
Meanwhile, a JKLF spokesman said that a prayers meeting in connection with the martyrdom day of Ashfaq Majeed Wani, Shabir Sidiqi, doctor Abdul Ahad Guru and advocate Jalil Andrabi, Shuhada-I-Hazratbal and other martyrs was held at Martyrs Graveyard (Mazar-I-Shuhada) Eid Gah today and it was led by JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik.