SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday paid homage to Dr Farooq Ahmad Ashai describing him as “one of the great sons of soil who sacrificed his life for the just cause of freedom and became an immortal page of our history”.
As per a statement issued here, Malik was addressing a meeting held on the anniversary of Dr Ashai which was attended by JKLF leaders and activists.
Paying tributes to Ashai, Malik said, “Dr Ashai was a great soul who throughout his life stood for the cause of freedom and justice and served suffering humanity till his last breath. He remained steadfast while fighting for the human rights of Kashmiris and as a doctor always cared for his patients.”
“The brutal way in which doctor sahib was martyred by Indian forces still remains a glaring proof of Indian oppression in Jammu Kashmir,” he said and prayed for his heavenly abode and “freedom” of Jammu Kashmir.