Anantnag, June 18: The Chairman of Ummat e Islami, Mirwaiz Qazi Ahmed Yasir today lead a huge protest rally in Southern Kashmir’s Shopian town against the ongoing killing spree. The rally taken out from Jamia Masjid of Shopian was joined by hundreds of people who shouted Pro Islam and Pro Freedom Slogans.
Mirwaiz Qazi Ahmed Yasir denouncing the killing spree said, that Indian state has declared a war against every Kashmiri. Mirwaiz Yasir while addressing the rally said non combatants and combatants are meeting the same fate which is a clear indication of the fact that the Indian state has terribly failed to study the public pulse in Kashmir. Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir also denounced the ongoing killing spree and said such killings will lead to a drastic reaction and is doing so. “The India state needs to understand that the policy of iron fist will not bring peace, it will only lead to bloodshed.” Mirwaiz Yasir said by maintaining the policy of bullets, it seems India is not craving for peace, but more blood.
Mirwaiz Qazi Ahmed Yasir while paying rich tribute to Dr. Qazi Nisar on his martyrdom anniversary said “the best tribute to pay to any martyr is to work for their cause.” He reiterated the call for 19th June and appealed the people of South Kashmir to observe a complete shutdown on the day to pay tributes to the martyrs of Kashmir.
Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir while addressing the demonstrators said, “The rally had been actually called to demand the release of pro Freedom prisoners” however, he said “Kashmir has been turned into a war zone and one can never be sure what happens the next moment.” Mirwaiz Yasir said it is a duty of every kashmiri to remember the prisoners and their families on Eid. Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir demanded the immediate release of Prisoners.
He also visited Heff Shermal in Shopian to pay tributes to slain LeT commander, Nasir Ahmed who was martyred in an encounter with army on Friday. He offered Fateh Khwani to Nasir after visiting his grave.
Pertinently Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir is evading arrest since the last week.