Mir to head JKLF (H)
Srinagar, Jan 3: The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (Haqeeqi) was formed today in Islamabad Pakistan, and senior separatist leader Javid Ahmad Mir has been appointed as it Chairman.
The JKLF was formed in a function addressed by its senior leader Dr Irfan Ashraf. “The function was attended by all leaders of SLF and JKLF. And in the meeting Javid Ahmad Mir was appointed as Chairman of the JKLF (H),” a statement of JKLF (H) said.
While as Zahid Junaid and Ghulam Mustafa Bhat were nominated as vice- chairman and chief organizer of the party respectively.
Talking to media persons on the occasion, Dr Irfan described Mir as a person who is devoted to the movement.
He lauded leadership qualities of Mir. “In his 33 years of political life, Mir has been jailed number of times but frequent arrests have failed to break his resolve. Whenever he got an opportunity, Mir expressed his resentment against human rights violations. His endeavor has been to highlight human rights abuses and to attract attention of International Community towards Kashmir dispute,” he said.
Earlier, Mir tele-addressed the function from Srinagar and thanked Dr Irfan and other activists for entrusting leadership responsibilities to him. Mir said he would continue his efforts to take the movement to its logical conclusion. “Our struggle will continue till we achieve the goal of right to self-determination,” he said.
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