Srinagar, Nov 26: Father of honest journalism in Kashmir Khawaja Sanaullah Bhat Aftab and legendry Sofi Ghulam Muhammad of Srinagar times were unblemished luminaries of our journalistic history.
They were personalities whose social and literary works will always be written in Golden words .This was stated by the incarcerated chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Mohammad Yasin Malik while recalling the persona of Khawaja Sahib and Sofi sahib on their death anniversaries.
Incarcerated JKLF chairman who is in police custody from 19th November 2018 till date in his message to the media , said that these two greats from our journalist fraternity represent a glorious page of our history and their truthfulness, fearless journalism and social works should always be remembered and cherished by the people of Jammu Kashmir .
JKLF chairman while recalling his close association with Khawaja Sana Ullah Sahib of Daily Aftab said that for him Khawaja Sahib Marhoom was like an elder whose company comforted him and infused new valor and passion in him at the time of need.
JKLF chairman said that Khawaja Sanaullah Butt was a brave, fearless, and straight forward person, a dynamic and fearless writer and matchless patriot.
He always wrote what he thought was right and productive for the society. He never wrote to please anybody or for getting any personal benefits.
Yasin Malik said that Khawja Sahib loved Allah and his heart was full of love for Prophet Muhammad (SAW). He said that he encouraged and taught the new generation of Kashmiris, provided them knowledge and educated them to serve society.
This is his biggest contribution to this oppressed nation and today while we observe his day and remember him, we need to introspect and try to adhere to the high principles and standards set by the great intellectual and saint.
While recalling the great personality of Jenab Sofi Ghulam Muhammad of Srinagar times, JKLF chairman said when everyone else compromised on truth and fact, Sofi sahib stood for it and wrote and propagated the facts.
He was a prolific writer who had courage to stand for the truth and oppressed in worst situations. JKLF chairman said that a person who serves his people and leaves better legacy for them is always remembered by nations and Sofi sahib was such a person.
Yasin Sahib also prayed for the heavenly abode for Khawaja sahib and Sofi sahib and prayed to Allah almighty for their heavenly abode.