Pro-Freedom camp pays tributes to ‘1st militant commander’

srinagar: Kashmir’s pro-freedom camp on Friday paid tributes to late “militant commander” Aijaz Ahmad Dar on his 25th anniversary, terming him the “great martyr and a patriot.”
The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) in a statement said that Dar wrote a new chapter of resistance with his blood and that he will be remembered for times to come.
Front spokesman said JKLF delegation led by Adv Bashir Ahmad Bhat visited Dar ‘s grave and remembered his sacrifices.
Later, several front leaders including vice chairman Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Secretary General Ghulam Rasool Dar Eidi, leaders Mir M Zaman, zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal, zonal vice president Muhammad Sideeq Shah,zonal general secretary sheikh Abdul Rashid, zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Leader Prof Javed, district president Srinagar Showkat Ahmad Dar and deputy district president Muhammad Hussain and district Secretary Mushtaq Ahmad Dar and many others visited Dar’s residence and expressed solidarity with his family.
Hurriyat (M) leader Javaid Mir while paying tributes to Dar said he laid his life for the Kashmir cause and that his sacrifice became torch bearer for the people of Kashmir.”Shaheed Aijaz laid his life for a great cause and he is among the first martyrs who taught the lessons of resistance to awaken the nation from a deep slumber,” Mir.
Farooq Ahmad Dar in a statement termed Dar a torch bearer of the ongoing resistance movement. He paid tributes to martyrs of all those killed in year 2008 and 2010, including Maroof Ahmad Najar, Noor ul Amin Daga, Bilal Ahmad Najar and Yasir Rafiq of Maisuma.