Imam of historic Jamia Masjid Syed Ahmed Sayed Naqashbandi popularly known as Imam-e-Hai on Saturday paid glowing tributes to Shaheed-e-Milat Moulana Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq (RA) and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone on their anniversaries stating that the duo never compromised on their principles.
In a statement here, the Imam-e-Hai said that late Mirwaiz Farooq started his career as a youngster from a platform of United Forum for the recovery of Mo-e-Muqadas (holy relic) and till his last breath remained committed towards the goal and worked for the unity of people of Kashmir.
Paying tributes to Moulana Farooq for his capabilities, intellect and political efficiency, the Imam-e-Hai said that the leader as against conventional politicians of Kashmir, was a public friendly and remained committed and continued to work for the prosperity, peace and security of the State and was very keen for a good and prosperous relations between India and Pakistan. “Although, being a supporter of plebiscite, he proposed tripartite conference to arrive at a resolution of the issue so that the Kashmiri people would participate as an important party along with the India and Pakistan,” the Imam-e-Hai said.
He said Shaheed-e-Hurriyat, Khawja Abdul Gani Lone was a prime politician with very high intellect. “He was keen for peaceful solution of Kashmir issue without any bloodshed. Lone till his last breath, represented a passion for unity and cooperation among Kashmiri masses,” the Imam-e-Hai said. “People of Kashmir should adopt the ideology of these great martyrs and move forward on the track laid these great leaders.”