SRINAGAR: Condemning the arrest of dozens of persons during night raids in Ratnipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday termed such arrests and harassment of residents as “undemocratic”.
A spokesman of the conglomerate in a statement issued here expressed serious concern over death of a youth, Muhammad Ayoub Wani, son of Muhammad Ahsan Wani, in the grenade attack at Muran Chowk, Pulwama, saying the unresolved Kashmir issue was resulting in the loss of precious human lives in the Valley every other day besides creating an atmosphere of insecurity and uncertainty.
Calling for a need to resolve Kashmir issue as per the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiris, the spokesman said the resolution of this vexed issue was necessary to create sense of security and an environment of peace and prosperity in Indo-Pak subcontinent and the entire South Asia.
He said Kashmir was a long-pending dispute as a result of which clouds of insecurity and confrontation were hovering over the skies of South Asia for the past several decades resulting in loss of precious human lives and properties.
The spokesman said it is the moral responsibility of the international community to help resolve this vexed issue and end the environment of uncertainty from the region by playing their role in resolving Kashmir issue.