Geelani, Malik pay tributes to Sheikh Aziz
Srinagar, August 11, 2018: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani and chairman Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik have, in separate statements issued today, paid tributes to Sheikh Abdul Aziz on his 10th anniversary.
In his telephonic address to a conference organized by Hurriyat Conference at its head office in Srinagar, Hurriyat chairman termed Sheik Aziz as a visionary political leader as well as a brave commander who dared to face bullets on his chest rather than to succumb or surrender before the military might, although he was leading a peaceful protest march of millions of people.
Syed Ali Geelani while memorizing the heroic deeds of Sheikh Abdul Aziz, said that although usually he would remain silent in the company of his fellow leaders yet his body language would speak louder that he is ready to sacrifice even his life for the sacred cause of right to self-determination. This he proved on 11th of August 2008, said Geelani.
The conference was presided over by the Hurriyat General Secretary, Gh. Nabi Sumji. The conference begin with the recitation of Holly Quran by Ab. Hamid Ilahi, where as Nisar Hussain rather presented “Nate Sharief”, and Hakeem Abdul Rashid managed the dice.
Sheikh Ab. Raheem, the elder brother of Sheikh Ab. Aziz was the chief guest on this graceful occasion.
Meanwhile, JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik has paid rich tributes to eminent resistance leader Sheikh Abdul Aziz on his death anniversary.
In a statement, while recalling the sacrifices, struggle and personality of Aziz, JKLF chairman said that he was a humble soul, a dedicated resistance lover and a great freedom fighter who remained in the front row of resistance and sacrificed his life for the just cause.
JKLF chairman said that a nation whose sons and daughters have and are rendering valuable sacrifices cannot be suppressed or defeated by oppression or intimidation. Following the directions of JKLF chairman, zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri along with a delegation participated in a congregational prayers meeting held at Martyrs graveyard Eid Gah and paid rich tributes to Sheikh Abdul Aziz.