SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front on Thursday paid rich tributes to veteran “leader of freedom movement”, Sofi Muhammad Akbar, on his death anniversary.
In a statement, JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik said that Sofi was a great patriot and a selfless leader who instead of power and authority chose the path of thorns, and till his last breath he remained steadfast with freedom movement resisting tyranny and oppression.
“The path of struggle and resistance shown by this great soul is an example, and like a beacon light for us and today on a day when we are recalling this great soul, we pledge to take forward his mission to its desired goal,” he said.
A high level delegation of JKLF led by vice chairman JKLF advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt visited Sopore and participated in a congregational prayers meeting held for the late leader. While paying rich tributes to the great leader Bashir Ahmad Butt said that “his sacrifices will never be forgotten.”
Meanwhile Malik has expressed his grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Khawaja Abdul Mateen of Shah of Dooru, Anantnag who passed away earlier this week. Terming Khawaja Abdul Mateen as an intellectual and freedom fighter, Yasin Malik said that his absence will always be felt.