SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday said few black-sheep in “our folds” act as informers and provide inputs to forces to carry out brutal killings.
“They are accountable for their wrongdoings and devilish deeds,” said Geelani in a statement. “They have to justify their ill will in front of Almighty Allah.”
Geelani was referring to increasing incidents of encounters across valley. He hailed people for their “exemplary valour and bravery”, terming it praiseworthy that people while risking their lives are coming to the rescue of “brave-hearts”.
“They are resisting forces and facilitate safe passage for our youth,” Hurriyat chairman said. “It serves as an eye opener for those sick-minded who for petty gains are providing inputs to forces.”
Paying glorious tributes to Musavir Ahmad Wani who was killed in Pulwama encounter, Geelani said these youth are sacrificing their precious lives for a sacred cause.
“It is a cherished and patriotic mission. These youths are putting a huge responsibility on our shoulders. We are duty bound to carry on their mission to its logical end,” he said.
Geelani said people of Jammu Kashmir are not war mongers but through peaceful means urge India and world community to fulfill their pledge and resolve the dispute.
Blaming India for its “stubbornness” and “egoistic approach”, the pro-freedom leader said, “The forced occupation is the root cause of all bloodshed in state and it is heart-wrenching that precious lives are being lost due to prevailing uncertainty.”
Geelani in a telephonic message urged people to boycott all upcoming elections, saying that any participation in these “sham” elections provides Indian leadership an opportunity to mislead the world community. “The few people who vote in election dramas were not only committing an act of treason, (but) their actions were also acting as oxygen for the Indian occupation of Kashmir. It tantamount to betrayal with the sacred blood of martyrs; any sort of participation would prolong our struggle for freedom,” he said.
Geelani said New Delhi should realise that it has virtually lost battle in Kashmir and “now enacting election dramas won’t serve any purpose”.