Srinagar, 28 Dec: chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed his heartfelt grief over the demise of legendary intellectual, writer, teacher, poet, social leader and ex-vice chancellor of Kashmir university Professor Hamidi Kashmiri sahib who breathed his last yesterday. JKLF chairman visited his bereaved family, expressed condolences to them and addressed a condolence meeting also.
In his speech, JKLF chairman while paying tributes to ex-vice chancellor of Kashmir University said that he was an upright man who had a loving and caring heart and eternal love for his mother land Kashmir.
Recalling late Professor Sahib’s courage and passion for standing for truth and the oppressed, JKLF chairman said that in 1992, when he (Yasin Malik) started an indefinite hunger strike against operation tiger carried out by Indian forces, late professor Hamidi sahib, not caring for his position and post as vice chancellor, joined protest camp in Srinagar which was organized as a show of solidarity with the oppressed, sat in the hunger strike camp for the whole day and raised his voice for Kashmiri youth who were being killed in custody by Indian forces.
It is pertinent to mention that JKLF chairman had started an indefinite hunger strike at Tihar jail Delhi against operation Tiger and people in Srinagar including intellectuals and social figures including late Hamidi sahib also joined that protest forcing Indian state to stop its catch and kill policy at the time.
JKLF chairman said that living nations don’t forget or overlook the sacrifices and virtues of their great men and women and always continue recalling their services for the righteous national cause. While praying for the heavenly abode of the departed soul, JKLF chairman also prayed for the Sabr-i-Jamil of his bereaved family.
Chairman JKLF has also expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow over the demise of Mothers of senior journalists Manzoor Anjum and Noor-Ul-Qamrain who breathed their last recently.
JKLF chairman, who was released from police custody at the evening of 26th December 2018, visited the residences of the deceased and expressed solidarity with their bereaved families.
JKLF chairman went to Alocha-bagh and met with senior journalist and Editor ‘Uqaab’ Manzoor Anjum and expressed condolences with him at the demise of his mother.
JKLF chairman then went to Pir-bagh and met with another senior journalist editor of ‘Muslim Kashmir’ Jenab Noor-Ul-Qamrain and expressed condolences to him at the demise of his mother. JKLF chairman while praying for the heavenly abode of these deceased mothers, also prayed for the Sabr-i-Jamil of their bereaved families.