Veeri, Tarigami, Er Rasheed, others visit martyrs graveyard

Leaders from various political parties paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of 13 July 1931 on Saturday.

Talking to reporters after offering fateh-a-prayers and laying floral wreaths on the graves of martyrs of  13 July 1931,  senior PDP leader Abdur RehmanVeeri said that this day should be remembered by the generations to come so that they come to know that why these martyrs sacrificed their lives.

“The coming generations should remember these martyrs and we believe more steps should be taken at the state level so that the contributions of these martyrs is highlighted in a better way,” Veeri said.

Senior PDP leader Abdul Rehman Veeri offers floral tribute to July 13, 1931 martyrs. Pic : Habib Naqash/GK

He reiterated party’s agenda for the resolution of Kashmir issue stating that PDP believes in reconciliation and dialogue.

Talking to reporters, CPI (M) state secretary M Y Tarigami said, “ I have come here to renew the pledge to remember the martyrdom of martyrs who laid their lives to shape our future for better.”

“These martyrs had presented an agenda before the people of Jammu and Kashmir and that agenda is not against anybody but against the autocracy, dictatorship, and to strengthen the democracy and to protect the J&K’s special identity,” he said.

Tarigami said that J&K is going through a very sensitive phase and no effort aimed at dividing the State will be allowed. “Today, we are here to take forward the martyr’s message with utmost respect and honour,” he said.

AwamiItehad Party chief Er Rasheed also paid  floral tributes to 13 July 1931 martyrs.

He said the mission of these martyrs is incomplete and people of Kashmir are waiting for the day when the place will see real peace and prosperity.

A delegation of Peoples Conference also visited martyrs graveyard

In a statement here a PC spokesman said that the PC delegation visited Mazar-e-Shohada at Naqashband Sahib (RA) in old city here, a PC spokesman said.

The delegation offered fateh and tributes to the martyrs who immortalised their courageous fight by rendering the ultimate sacrifice of their lives.

Meanwhile, PC general secretary Imran Reza Ansari while paying homage to the martyrs said that the 13 July 1931 martyrs fought for protecting their dignity and honor of Kashmiris.

Other PC leaders also paid tributes to the martyrs.