Mirwaiz reiterates poll boycott appeal

Mirwaiz reiterates poll boycott appeal

Srinagar: Appealing people from across Kashmir to boycott the upcoming “sham” elections in Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that any elections under Indian dispensation are deceptive as they are sold by GOI to the world as an expression of peoples will regarding their future dispensation, when the reality is that for the past 70 years people of Kashmir are engaged in a struggle for achieving their Right to decide their political future through self determination as guaranteed by the UN.
Hurriyat (M) Chairman, who continues to remain under house arrest, was barred by the “autocratic” authorities for the fifth consecutive Friday from offering prayers and deliver Friday sermon at Historic Jamia Masjid Srinagar. However, Mirwaiz addressed the Friday congregation at Jamia Masjid through telephone and asserted that “suppression detention tyranny, and torture” of the people and leadership cannot stifle their voice calling for the freedom of Kashmir.

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