‘Resistance leadership holds extraordinary session’
Srinagar, November 08: Consensus of an exemplary nature was witnessed in an extraordinary session in Srinagar today that the ongoing intifada in the territory will be continued with full force and revitalized determination.
The session was attended by Syed Ali Gilani. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik and people from different shades of life.
All the participants voiced in unison that the people of Kashmir were duty bound to continue their liberation struggle relentlessly. They pointed out that all odds in different fields including those of economy and education would be faced with perseverance, wisdom and steadfastness. The participants reiterated their full confidence in the joint resistance leadership and vowed to implement all the programs announced by the leaders.
The session among others was participated by Ameer Jamaat Islami, Ghulam Muhammad Butt, Head of Jamiat Ahli-Hadees, Ghulam Ahmad Butt, Ghulam Rasool Hami, Moulana Khursheed Ahmad, Qazi Yasir Ahmad, Narinder Singh Khalsa, Muhammad Abdullah Tari, Mian Abdul Qayoom, Masroor Abbas Ansari, Dr Yousuf ul Umar and Naeem Ahmad Khan.
A demonstration held outside the venue of session was subjected by Indian troops to heavy lathi charge and teargas shelling. The protesters raised full-throated slogans against India and in favor of freedom. Clashes erupted between youth and forces’ personnel in Kareemabad area of Pulwama district after troops cordoned off the village. The youth took to the streets and staged pro-freedom protests.
Meanwhile, normal life remained crippled in the Valley for the 123rd consecutive day, as the ongoing freedom uprising completed its four months, today.The present strike also made a record of being second largest one in the world after Palestine. The shutdown started with the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani in a fake encounter in Kookernag area of Islamabad district on July 8. The authorities imposed curfew for 55 consecutive days to curb anti-India and pro-freedom protests. As many as 112 people have been killed, over 16000 injured and more than 10,000 including Hurriyet leaders, youth and government employees arrested during the last four months.
On the other hand, hundreds of Canadians from all walks of life gathered in Toronto to observe Kashmir Black Day. The speakers including renowned journalist, Zafar Bangash on the occasion said that Jammu and Kashmir had never been part of India. Several resolutions passed on the occasion urged India to stop human rights violations in Kashmir, and grant unfettered access to the UN Human Rights Council to make an independent determination of the situation in the territory.