On the occasion of 27 th martyrdom anniversary Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Farooq, Hawal martyrs and the 15thmartyrdom anniversary of Abdul Gani Lone, a complete shutdown was observed on the call of joint resistance leadership across the region.
Hurriyat Conference (M) expressed its gratitude to the people for their continuous love towards the great martyrs and their support to the movement.
A spokesman said that police conducted a series of raids on the houses of AAC and APHC leaders and activists during which dozens of leaders, workers and activists were detained.
He said across the valley Imams of various masjids held special Fateh prayers for their beloved leader Shaheed-e-Milat, martyrs of Hawal and Shaheed-e-Hurriyat.
APHC spokesman strongly condemned the continuous house detention of its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Senior Resistance leader Syed Ali Geelani, APHC leader Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, Media advisor to Mirwaiz Advocate Shahidul Islam, Advocate Yasir Dalal, and dozens of other leaders and activists to prevent them from marching towards the martyrs graveyard and foiling the programs of Hafta-e-shahadat. The Spokesman said that the claimants of largest democracy don’t even allow people to pay homage and respect to their beloved leaders .The spokesman said that such acts are a sheer display of arrogance of power and might and a reminder of the state of occupation that the people of Kashmir are under.