Srinagar, Dec 05 Paying rich tributes to slain youth Yawar Bashir and Abu Mavia of Qazi Gund encounter, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani today said “our youth lay their lives to end the age-old slavery of their nation & putting a huge responsibility on our shoulders to honour these sacrifices and take the movement to its logical end.
Meanwhile, Syed Ali Geelani in his telephonic address to mourners reiterated that joint resistance leadership will hold a public program (Jalsa) on December 15 2017, at Lal Chowk Islamabad, asking people to attend in large number and added that participation of people will symbolize their attachment with freedom movement and leadership.
Referring to those slain youth who had expressed their will that Geelani should offer their funeral prayers, he said that, ’I myself feel it an obligation and a blessing to pray for them, however I am not in a position to attend, as I have been under house arrest since past seven years’’ and authorities are even barring me from offering religious obligations, said Syed Ali Geelani while addressing mourners.
While extending condolences with bereaved families, Geelani said: “Our youth are sacrificing their present for the betterment of our tomorrow.”
“They are writing a history with by blood, which puts a huge responsibility on us to safeguard these sacrifices and never to compromise with the mission,” he said.
Paying tributes to Yawar Bashir, Geelani said that he since past 20 years served the sacred cause and laid his life to nourish movement with his sacred blood.
Blaming pro-Indian parties for present appalling situations, Geelani said that they are responsible for this forced occupation and urged people to stay away from these parties and never bargain with them for pity interests.
They are opportunists, said Geelani, asking people to boycott upcoming elections and added that we don’t nourish any animosity against India or their people and nor we want to take any part of it, and as such bonded in mutual relations, however they have forcibly occupied our state.
Kashmir is not integral part of India and Indian authorities should avoid parroting about this,” said Geelani and added we time and again repeat that Indian leadership has made commitment with international community and with us.
Syed Ali Geelani said that it was India which took the case to the UN and said that the people of J&K would be given the right to self-determination. That resolution was accepted by both India and Pakistan and the world community is witness to it, added he.
I assure my nation that one day we will emerge as free nation, said Syed Ali Geelani during his address and asked people to follow the three principals laid by Tehreek-e-Hurriyat as guideline for obtaining the freedom from forced occupation. (KNS)