Srinagar, Nov 16: A book named “Prisoners Diary-kashmir untold story 1965-68” authored by Er. Mohammad Yousseff Bhat retired Chief Engineer, was released at an impressive function by Syed Noor ul Hassan Rufai.
The book is compilation of the prison diary of the author during his incarceration in mid sixties and delves over the pathetic jail conditions, interrogation and behaviour of jail authorities. Dr. Javid Iqbal, Dr. Abdul Ahad and Abdul Majid Zargar presented the reviews of the book. The function was organised by Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies.
On this occasion Dr. Altaf Hussain, Zamruda Habib, Anwar Ashai and Ajaz Rasool spoke about the resistance movement for past seven decades and the literature that has documented the relevant portions of kur lives and history. They emphasised the need for documenting individual and collective miseries and atrocities perpetuated on the hapless Kashmir society from time to time which continues unabated . Shakeel Qalander moderated the function while Z.G Mohammad presented vote of thanks.
The function , among others, was also attended by G.R Sufi, Prof.Noor Baba, Prof. Gul Wani, Parvez Imroz, Shujaat Bukhari, Khurram Parvez, Bashir Ahmad Bashir, Masood Hussain, M.Ashraf, M.D Qureshi, Syed Fazal Illahi, Hashmat Ali. (KNS)