Srinagar: Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH), Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Wednesday appealed the people to donate towards Bait-ul-Maal managed by Tehreek-e-Hurriyat.
According to the statement, Geelani said that Tehreek-e-Hurriyat has “always pursued a noble mission of helping the unprivileged”.
“We expect that people will generously donate as has been their routine to assist and help us to carry this pious mission,” Geelani said.
Appealing for donations and hides of sacrificial animals on Eid-ul-Azha, Geelani said that for the last seven decades the nation has given “unparalleled sacrifices.”
“Thousands embraced martyrdom, and those rendered homeless figure in thousands,” said Geelani. During these “horrendous situations”, Geelani said, that hundreds have disappeared and yet to be traced.
“Every individual and every home faced miseries, highhandedness and bullying from occupational forces,” added Geelani.
He said that Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu Kashmir was on the forefront of the “freedom struggle” of Kashmir and active on “other social fronts”, “thus subjected to extreme brutalities from authorities”.
“Authorities are very much chasing its leaders and activists and they are caged, harassed and intimidated,” said Geelani.