Hurriyats move towards unity
NISAR AHMED THOKAR
Islamabad, Aug 11: In a move towards unity among divided Hurriyat, joint committees comprising members of both the factions have been set up in Pakistan that would help forge broad based consensus in Kashmir thereby bringing separatist leadership close to each other.
Terming unity as key to success, the speakers who were addressing gathering on martyrdom anniversary of chairman of People’s League Sheikh Abdul Aziz here on Saturday, said the setting up of joint committees would bring leadership of both the factions closer to each other.
Pertinently, the segregated factions of Hurriyat conference held a joint session on Saturday and paid tributes to Aziz.
Highlighting sacrifices of the deceased leader, the APHC leaders hailed the PL Chief’s peerless contribution towards Kashmiris’ ongoing struggle and termed him as icon of the Kashmir movement.
“It is high time that all the pro-freedom leadership should sit and reflect deeply on the subject to analyze as what went to wrong that nothing tangible has been achieved despite huge sacrifices and years long struggle that consumed hundreds and thousands of precious lives over the years”, they said adding that it was time for introspection both at individual as well as collective level.
Those who spoke on the occasion include APHC convener Mehmood Ahmed Saghar, Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Sheikh Yaqoob and Ghulam Nabi Nowsheri.
Earlier, Quran Khawani was held at the amalgam’s office, which was attended by representatives of both Hurriyat factions and leaders of JKLF.
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