ACC to hold youth convention today

SRINAGAR: In connection with its golden jubilee celebrations, the Awami Action Committee (AAC) is organising a youth convention at Shaheed-e-Millat Stadium, Lal Bazaar on Friday from 3:00 pm onwards.
Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman and head of AAC, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq will address the convention during which he would lay emphasis on the role and responsibility of youth in the present ongoing political movement and organizational matters, an AAC statement said Thursday.
Besides, Mirwaiz will also speak about the need to make the ongoing social reform campaign a success and ask the youth to come forward and dedicate themselves towards eradicating social evils, the statement said.
On the occasion, a formal membership drive would be started for the Youth Action Committee. Large numbers of youths are expected to participate in the event.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat (M) has condemned the house arrest of its media advisor advocate Shahid-ul-Islam for the past four days.