appeal to people of Kashmir to peacefully march towards the martyr’s graveyard in Eidgah, on May 21
Srinagar, May 20: Joint resistance leadership of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, while paying glowing tributes to Shaheed-e-Milat Moulana Muhammad Farooq, Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khawja Abdul Gani Lone and Martyrs of Hawal, reiterated their appeal to people of Kashmir to peacefully march towards the martyr’s graveyard in Eidgah, on May 21 and participate in great numbers, as the day will be observed as Youm – e – Tajdeed – Ahad ( reconfirmation of the pledge to the freedom movement).
The leadership also appealed to people to observe a complete strike on May 21 to show solidarity and as a mark of respect to the martyrs of the people’s movement.
The leaders said that the sacrifices offered by the great martyrs of Kashmir are the real assets of the freedom struggle and these sacrifices have and will always act as our inspiration and motivation in taking our movement for right to self determination towards realization.
The leaders said the immense contribution of great leaders like Shaheed-e-Milat and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat throughout their lives towards achieving the right to self-determination for the people of Kashmir and their dedication to this mission ,which they pursued with sweat and blood ,will be remembered and written in the history of Kashmir in golden words.
The joint resistance leaders further said that as custodians of the great sacrifices of the Martyr’s of Kashmir and following the path shown by them , places a huge responsibility on the present leadership, which is duty bound to remain steadfast and keep the movement alive and moving forward so that the mission for which the martyr’s laid down their lives is accomplished.
The joint leaders said that the way Government of India is using its military might and all other methods of repression to crush the people’s struggle, the way to respond and resist this oppression while keeping the focus on our goal is by remaining steadfast and committed towards the movement and having complete faith in the justness of our cause.
Leadership lauded the contribution and role played by the people of Kashmir despite facing worst form of state suppression and tyranny across the length and breadth of the Valley. Leadership also saluted people’s resilience and courage for their unwavering commitment towards the movement despite all odds.
Joint resistance leaders strongly condemned the use of forces on people in various parts of Kashmir including on students and maintained that by such repressive measures, resolve of people of Kashmir including youth, will be further strengthened.