Yasin Malik pays tributes to Mirwaiz Farooq, Abdul Gani Lone
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has paid rich tributes to Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone on their respective death anniversaries.
“Shaheed I Millat Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and Shaheed I Hurriyat Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone represent the essence of unity and oneness of Kashmiri nation. Shaheed I Millat as a young man strived for the return and recovery of Moyay Muqadas under the banner of a united front and till his last breath stood and strived for unity among Kashmiris and Shaheed Hurriyat breathed his last while defending unity and oneness of this nation,” Malik, who continues to remain in police detention, said in a message issued from police custody.
A JKLF spokesman said in a statement that Malik in his message said that the best tribute to be offered to these great sons of soil is to safeguard unity and oneness among the ranks and files of resistance camp.
“JKLF chairman said that the freedom struggle of Kashmiris is adorned with the blood of martyrs and therefore no power on earth can defeat it by oppressive measures,” the spokesman quoted Malik as saying.
Describing Lone as his teacher, Malik said that he has learnt a lot of things from him and even today “I take him as my teacher and feel proud to be his student”.
Remembering the struggle and sacrifices of Mirwaiz, Malik said that he belonged to a family that has always inspired Kashmiris and led this nation in the fields of politics, education, religion and many other walks of life.