SRINAGAR: Chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said the present situation is an extremely difficult and trying period for the people of J&K especially for those in valley. He said new threats and challenges emerge for people as a consequence of force and the unending status quo to undermine our very existence.
Addressing the Friday congregation at historic Jamia Masjid Srinagar after being released from house arrest, Mirwaiz said, “In such difficult and testing times, our faith in Allah’s help and blessing becomes our ultimate recourse and our faith in that recourse becomes our strength and In Sha Allah will never let us down.”
“Such a time is also an opportunity for us as Muslims to look inward and recommit ourselves to upholding and practicing the simple but great values and ethics of Islam and become better as humans,” he said.
Mirwaiz said following the footsteps of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) will “definitely mitigate our suffering and ensure our life becomes easy even in these hard times”.
He hailed the “remarkable resilience and determination” of people and their “daunting spirit that keeps us going and not giving up”.
Meanwhile, the conglomerate in a statement strongly condemned the summoning of the sons of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, saying, “This oppressive step can’t break the resolve of people of Kashmir or the leadership and that all these repressive steps are destined to taste defeat.”