Condemnations continue to pour in
MOULANA SHOWKAT’S KILLING
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 9: Condemnations against the killing of Jamiat-e-Ahlihadees president Moulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, killed in a in an IED blast on Friday at Maisuma here, continued to pour in on the second day Saturday.
The spokesman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Dr Sameer Koul termed Moulana’s killing as an inhuman and cowardly act. “His contribution towards forging unity among Kashmiris will always be remembered,” Dr Koul told Greater Kashmir over phone from New Delhi.
Chairman of Peoples Conference Sajad Gani Lone also condemned the killing. “This is barbaric and inhuman act. These cowardly acts have no place in civilized society,” he said.
Condemning the killing, the chairman of National Panthers Party Prof Bhim Singh said it had shocked the peace loving people all over the world.
The General Secretary of Peoples’ Democratic Party Muhammad Dilawar Mir and MLA Chadoora Javaid Mustafa Mir termed the killing as an inhuman act.
Expressing grief and sorrow over the killing, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) termed it as a cowardly act. “Moulana Showkat was representing the religious, social and political sentiments of people,” a spokesman of JKLF (R) said in a statement.
He said the Front chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karatey, senior vice-chairman Javed Ahmad Mir and district president for Srinagar Muhammad Rafiq Bhat today visited the residence of the Moulana and expressed sympathies with his family.
Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (Aman), Sardar Muhammad Saghir Khan other leaders condemned the killing terming it as a cowardly act.
Majlis-e-Mashawarat Shopian has strongly condemned the killing, demanding that the heinous crime be investigated through some independent international agency to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Condemning the killing, the Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies termed it the handiwork of those who are determined to create divisions and confusion in the broadly monolithic society of Kashmir.
“We urge the people to remain united and defeat the machinations of the enemies of people,” said KCSDS chairperson Hameeda Nayeem.
Expressing deep shock and sorrow over the killing, the Bemina Coordination Committee president Muhammad Shafi Shah and general secretary Muhammad Ashraf Mir have termed it highly condemnable.
Srinagar Senior City Citizens Forum has expressed its shock and outrage over the killing, terming it most outrageous act.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 9 Apr 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 9 Apr 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 10 Apr 2011 00:00:00 IST
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