Awami Action Committee turns 50

Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq’s Awami Action Committee (AAC) is completing its 50 years this year, and to celebrate the golden jubilee the party is holding a “huge” rally at Municipal Park Srinagar on June 20.
According to an AAC statement, Mirwaiz convened a meeting of the  workers and delegates of AAC from across the Valley at the historic Mirwaiz Manzil, Rajouri Kadal on Saturday.
“On the occasion, Mirwaiz announced that AAC would inaugurate its golden jubilee celebrations by holding a big public rally at Municipal Park Srinagar on June 20, which marks the foundation day of the party,” the statement said.
Mirwaiz said that AAC leaders and activists, especially its founder chairman Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq, “have inked the freedom struggle of Kashmir with blood, and when time came to offer sacrifices the AAC leadership and its activists were always at the forefront,” the statement said.
Mirwaiz said that AAC would organize different programmes throughout the year to educate and inform the new generation about “the role played by AAC in the ongoing freedom struggle, and will stress upon the youth to take the ongoing freedom struggle for achieving the birth right, the right to self-determination for the people of Kashmir to its logical end.”
Mirwaiz also expressing concern over the human rights abuses in Kashmir and said the gruesome  incident of Chittisinghpora occurred 14 years ago, but till date nobody involved in this henious crime has been booked nor punished and the relatives of the victims are still waiting for justice.
He also demanded reopening of the Pathribal fake encounter case.