Source: Kashmir Media Service
Kashmir conference pledges to continue struggle
The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the Kashmiris are the arbiters of their destiny and they should be allowed to decide their future by themselves.
Syed Ali Gilani speaking at a conference organized by the Civil Liberties Monitoring Committee in Indian city of Hyderabad said that in the talks between Pakistan and India, the Kashmiris should be taken into confidence to decide the future of their territory. He maintained that Indian troops had martyred six lac Kashmiris since 1947 and almost all the wars between India and Pakistan had been fought over Kashmir.
Senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi in a statement issued in Srinagar hoped that Pakistan and India would initiate meaningful talks on Kashmir to find out an amicable settlement of the long-pending dispute.
On the other hand, complete shutdown was observed in Baramulla town to mark the fourth martyrdom anniversary of two mujahid commanders, Imtiyaz Ahmad and Tanveer Ahmad.
In Islamabad, speakers at a conference on Kashmir organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter reaffirmed the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue the liberation struggle till its logical conclusion.
They said that the Kashmir dispute must be settled as per the relevant UN resolutions.
The conference was chaired by the Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader, Raja Muhammad Zafarul Haq, and addressed among others by Ishtiyaq Hameed, Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Mehmood Ahmed Saghar, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, Sheikh Tajammul-ul-Islam, Sardar Muhammad Anwar Khan, Syed Yousuf Naseem, Abdul Rashid Turabi and Muhammad Rafiq Dar.
A meeting of Advisory Council of Kashmir Centre London condemned the illegal detention of Kashmiri Hurriyet leaders including the JKLF-R Chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar, by Indian troops and police in occupied Kashmir.