Srinagar, Fab 07: The struggle and sacrifices rendered by great leader of Kashmiri freedom struggle martyr Muhammad Maqbool Butt and son of Kashmir martyr Muhammad Afazl Guru are glorious chapter of our resistance history.
Indian not only hanged these Kashmiris at gallows but also has kept their mortal remains under its custody till now. The struggle, passion for freedom and sacrifices of these great Kashmiris will always remain a beacon light for Kashmiri Nation.
This was stated by the joint resistance leadership comprising of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umer Farooq and incarcerated Muhammad Yasin Malik while announcing a comprehensive protest program on martyrdom days of Shaheed Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Shaheed Muhammad Afazl Guru.
Giving details of protest on these days, JRL said that on the martyrdom day of Shaheed Muhammad Afzal Guru on Saturday’ 9th February, a complete protest shut down will be observed across the valley. On 10th February, prayers will be held in all main Masajid for these martyrs. Recalling the sacrifice of Martyr Muhammad Maqbool Butt, a complete shutdown will be observed on Monday, 11th February 2019.
Besides this protest shutdown, Protest demonstration will be held at Lal Chowk Srinagar demanding the return back of mortal remains of these martyrs to their mother land for a proper burial . A memorandum will also be sent to UN secretary general, demanding for the return of mortal remains of Shaheed Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Shaheed Muhammad Afzal Guru.
Terming the struggle and martyrdom of great resistance leader martyr Mohammad Maqbool Butt as a glorious chapter of history, JRL said that his struggle and sacrifices will always guide us through the tough journey of our freedom struggle. JRL said that Maqbool Butt strived for freedom of Kashmir and kissed gallows for the sacred cause.
While remembering the sacrifice rendered by son of Kashmir Muhammad Afzal Guru, JRL said that Martyr Afzal kissed gallows and refused to surrender before tyranny. He said that the way Indian state hanged these Kashmiris unlawfully on a lame excuse of satisfying collective conscience of Indians is a glaring example of Indian colonial mindset towards people of Jammu Kashmir.
JRL said that Kashmiris will never disregard these sacrifices and will keep demanding for the mortal remains of their loved ones who remain incarcerated at Tihar Jail even after their martyrdom.
Appealing people of Jammu Kashmir to make JRL protest program successful, JRL leaders said that Kashmiris will observe complete shutdown on 9th and 11th February 2019 and on 10th February, Prayers will be held across the valley for these great martyrs at Masajid.
On 11th February 2019, besides a complete and comprehensive shutdown, protest demonstrations will be held at Lal- Chowk Srinagar demanding the return back of mortal remains of great martyrs to their mother land for a proper burial.
A memorandum will also be sent to UN secretary general, demanding the return back of mortal remains of Shaheed Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Shaheed Muhammad Afzal Guru.