Srinagar: Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat Syeda Aasiyeh Andrabi on Sunday said that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s terming of the ongoing resistance movement “an outcome of tussle between pro-India political parties” reflects the intellectual hollowness and frustration of the puppet CM.
Andrabi was responding to the statement by Mehbooba made at the general council meeting where she claimed that the ongoing resistance movement was because of “political rivalry between pro-India parties.”
“More than 90 people have been martyred so far and more than 300 youth have lost their eyesight, besides thousands of others being critically injured. To term it as a ploy against the PDP–BJP alliance is absolutely rubbish,” Andrabi said.
Andrabi said that this movement is a united struggle against the illegal Indian occupation.
“This is complete Intifada. It got a new life with Burhan Wani’s martyrdom but now it isn’t about Shaheed Wani, it is about a greater cause for which He (Wani) and lakhs of Kashmiris laid down their lives. This movement will continue until the end of illegal Indian occupation,” she said.
“The cheap statement by Mehbooba is nothing but a blatant lie,” Andrabi said.
Andrabi urged the resistance leadership to respect the sacrifices of the people and to strategise properly for future course of action. “People are also requested to follow the programmes, announced from time to time, religiously,” she appealed.
Andrabi hailed the contribution of Pakistan to the ongoing resistance movement. She asked Kashmiris living in and outside JK to march toward their respective UN offices on Sep 26 to register their protest.
Andrabi further said that army vehicles had trampled livestock of a Bakarwal family in Fresil Yaripora, Kulgam, on Saturday night. Eight horses died on the spot and scores of other livestock were critically injured. “Two youths of the family were also arrested. This sort of oppression is unique and has never been witnessed. Such incidents further underline that this movement is a fight between India and Kashmiris where even the livestock of Kashmiris is considered enemy by Indian army,” she said.