Syed Karar Hashmi
Srinagar, Aug 24: The brutal Killing of Shahid Ahmad Mir in Hafruda forest of Hardwara in North Kashmir remember all of us Machil Fake encounter. It was also carried on the same lines with same tactics and propaganda. The 23 years Shahid from Daril Tarthpora Handwara was missing from last couple of days. The Police have brutally martyred my son and labelled him foreign Militant as claimed by the Bashir Ahmad Mir, the father of late Shahid Mir. Irony is this that DGP SP vaid said that police have started investigating the matter. What your investigations have proved in Shopian? Have your police and other officials delivered the Justice to the victims families .
Fake Encounters have political motives to execute and it is not first fake encounter happened in the troubled state of Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of Fake encounters and abductions have been taken place in different parts of state by the hands of men in uniform. The former S.P Ganderbal Hansraj Parihar was mastermind in executing the film shows of fake encounters but at last what happened. The people of Kashmir have lost the faith in the system to deliver Justice. What happened to The Shopian Aasia and Nelofar Murder case. It is unfortunate that till yet nothing has been happened in any case. It is a wise saying that Justice delayed is Justice denied. Kashmiris have not seen the taste of Justice till date in any cases surfaced so far like Machil tragedy, Shopian Murder, Killing of hundreds of teenagers in 2010 unrest and so on.
All these barbaric tactics are executed in Kashmir from long past to suppress the true voice of Kashmiri’s and their sentiments and genuine political demands. The suppression of truth with the barrel of gun point handed over to 7 lakh soldiers stationed in a small valley of Jammu and Kashmir , can never achieve its hindutva objectives. Peace is a like of man and war is a dislike of man. The Indian leadership have started a direct war in Kashmir against the people of Jammu and Kashmir : lakhs of People ruthlessly killed, thousands blinded with pellet guns , teachers targeted and killed, Mosque’s locked on Fridays and Human right defenders were slapped with Public Safety Acts; is not this Indian terrorism at its peak. Anybody dares to speak the truth or raise the voice against the Indian atrocities are labelled as Terrorist, fundamentalist, Anti National and what not.
The PDP-BJP coalition government has completely failed in handling the situation after killing of a local Hizbul Mujahiddin militant Burhan Wani of Tral. On the other hand, the voice of Kashmiri’s right of self determination echoed louder in UNO and other international platforms. The internationalise of Kashmir issue is a result of sacrifices rendered by people of Jammu and Kashmir and hopefully will ahead bring desired results. The tactics of agencies in Kashmir have exposed and resulted in United whole Nation against any odd.
People lack trust from the investigations and hollow commitments of the system as a whole. The people of Kashmir must unite to take a stand and seek Justice to the family of Shahid Ahmad Mir.
Social Activist from Central Kashmir Ganderbal district, presently Studying at Al Mustafa International university Qom Iran.