‘Kashmir in focus due to sacrifices’
Mirwaiz Calls Strike, March To Martyrs’ Graveyard On July 13
Srinagar, July 8: Asking people to observe a strike and march towards martyrs graveyard Naqshband Sahab here on July 13 for paying tributes to the martyrs of 1931, chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that entire world was stressing on the resolution of Kashmir issue due to the sacrifices rendered by Kashmiris.
“It is due to sacrifices of thousands of Kashmiris that entire world has realized importance and seriousness of Kashmir issue. Today they are stressing on the parties involved to resolve the dispute,” Mirwaiz said addressing the Friday congregation at historic Jamia Masjid here.
Asking for building conducive atmosphere for dialogue process in Jammu and Kashmir, the pro-freedom leader said that talks between India and Pakistan wouldn’t yield results until involvement of Kashmiris.
Terming July 13, 1931, as landmark day in the freedom struggle of Kashmir, Mirwaiz said the objective to commemorate the day was to remember the sacrifices of the martyrs and to aware the new generation about the historic day.
He appealed people to observe a general strike on July 13 in memory of the martyrs.
“The martyrs of 1931 laid their precious lives to lay foundation of our freedom struggle, and for nurturing their goal Kashmiris are rendering sacrifices. Last year more than 100 youngsters laid their lives, adding an unforgettable chapter in our movement,” he said.
About the amalgam’s program on July 13, Mirwaiz said people will assemble at Jamia Masjid for offering Fateha of some martyrs of 1931 buried there.
“From Jamia Masjid, we will march towards Mazar-e-Shuhada Naqshband Sahab peacefully to offer collective Fateha. We will also take an oath of allegiance towards the sacred mission of martyrs,” he said, adding the day will also be observed in Europe and America also.
“We should make the program successful as we are indebted to our martyrs. They sacrificed their today for our future,” he said.
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