SRINAGAR: Muslim League (ML) Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday demanded implementation of United Nations resolutions to resolve Kashmir issue.
According to a statement, ML celebrated its foundation day on Tuesday and held a meeting of office bearers led by its acting chairman Abdul Ahad Parra.
“To resolve Kashmir issue by implementing the resolutions pending in the United Nations to which both, India and Pakistan are signatory and allow people of Jammu and Kashmir to choose their fate. We once again demand implement of the United Nations Resolution to resolve long pending dispute,” a party spokesperson said in a statement.
He said the office bearers of Muslim League feel that if Kashmir issue should be resolved as per the aspirations of people of Jammu and Kashmir and peace cannot be achieved without solving the issue.
“India is using power and force to suppress the basic rights of Kashmiris and with every passing day, innocents are being killed without any reason. The rights of the people are being muzzled and voice being suppressed by jailing leadership and activists. In this regard, we urge the United Nations, international community to play its role to stop human rights violations in the region,” ML office bearers, according to statement, said.
The Muslim League praised the role of Pakistan regarding Kashmir issue. “We are highly thankful to them (Pakistan) for extending their diplomatic, political and moral support to the people of the Kashmir. We firmly believe that the sacrifices made by the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan as well will not go in vain,” the statement said.
The ML office bearers condemned the 36th PSA on League’s chairman Maasrat Aalam Bhat and termed it human rights violation. The Muslim League appeals United Nations Human Rights Council, Red Cross, Amnesty International and other human rights bodies to come forward and take the cognizance of “illegal” detention of Masarat Aalam.
The ML office bearers suggested New Delhi to start a dialogue process to resolve long pending Kashmir issue. The party also paid tributes to those killed since 1947 and said that the sacrifices won’t go in waste.
“The office bearers also hailed the dedication of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Asiya Andrabi, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Masrat Aalam Bhat, Dr Qasim Faktoo, Dr Shafi Sheratee, Ghulam Qadir Bhat, Mohd Yousuf Mir, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Mohammad Yousuf Falahi, Pir Saifullah, Syed Shahid Yousuf, Mehrajiddin Kalwal, Farooq Ahamd Dar, Showket Hakim, Mehrajiddin Nanda, Ayaz Akbar, Shahidul Islam, Ahtisham Malik, Dr Tariq Ahamd Bhat, Fairoz Ahmad Bhat and Parvez Ahmad Bhat,” the statement added.