Srinagar, 20 May: Shaheed-e-Millat Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone represent the spirit of our resistance against oppression and illegal occupation. Shaheed-e-Millat as a young man strived for the return and recovery of Moyay Muqaddas under the banner of a united front and till his last breath stood and strived for unity among Kashmiris and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat breathed his last while defending unity and oneness of this nation. This was stated by the acting chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) while paying rich tributes to both these great Kashmiris.
While terming the two Martyrs as legends, Acting Chairman JKLF Abdul Hamid Butt said that the best tribute to be offered to these great sons of soil is to safeguard our resistance, unity and oneness among the ranks and files of the resistance camp. He said that both these martyrs represented the essence of our relentless resistance against oppression, suppression and illegal occupation. It is our duty to safeguard unity among Kashmiris and stand united and one against Indian hegemony and aggression, asserted JKLF acting Chairman. He said that the freedom struggle of Kashmiris is adorned with the blood of martyrs and therefore no power on earth can defeat it by oppressive measures. He said that Shaheed Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and Shaheed Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone strived for the holy cause and sacrificed their lives for it and therefore wrote their name with honor and dignity in the annals of our history.
Recalling the efforts and sacrifices of Shaheed –e-Hurriyat Khawja Abdul Gani Lone,JKLF acting chairman said that he was one of the prominent politicians, intellectual and a humble Human being who fought for the cause of freedom, endured all hardships, Sufferings and Miseries but never compromised on his principles. He said that Shaheed Lone Sahib rejected power and position and joined the rank and file of the freedom struggle and never looked back. The passing away of Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone Shaheed from this worldly life was a personal loss to many of us as we learned a lot of things from him and even today we take him as a far sighted political leader and feel proud to have worked with him, said JKLF acting chairman. He said that JKLF will never forget the sacrifices rendered by Shaheed Lone sahib for the freedom struggle. He was an intelligent person, a brave human being and a wise politician whose love, respect and regard will remain in our hearts for the ages to come.
While recalling the struggle and sacrifices of Shaheed–e-Millat MirwaizMohammad Farooq, JKLF acting Chairman said that Shaheed Mirwaiz belonged to a family that has always inspired Kashmiris. His family led this nation in the fields of politics, education, religion and many other walks of life. He said that Mirwaiz Shaheed himself endured hardships of jails, torture and oppression in the way of freedom but never surrendered before tyranny and oppression. He never shied away from resistance and sacrifices and stood firm at the times of hardships and finally sacrificed his life in the way of truth and freedom. He said that the main message of both these great martyrs was unity and today when our freedom struggle is at a crucial stage we all need to strengthen our resistance and our unity and resist the Indian might with unity and oneness. JKLF chairman said that today on the occasion of martyrdom anniversary of these two great leaders JKLF remembers them and prays to Allah almighty for elevation of their position in Jannah.