Srinagar: National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah o on Thursday paid tributes to martyrs of Karbala on Youm-e-Ashura and said Imam Hussain (AS has given the highest degree of sacrifice to uphold principles of truth and human dignity.
“Imam Hussain and his companions exhibited unparalleled courage and patience and made historic sacrifices at Karbala which strengthened Islam and denied the evil forces to make us bow before them,” Farooq Abdullah said in a statement.
Omar Abdullah said Imam Hussain died for the glory of Islam. “The message of faith and justice that emanated from Karbala will resonate till eternity. Our unity would be the biggest tribute to Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions,” he said.
Both leaders condemned use of brute force on Muharram processions. “All Muhrraam processions are religious gatherings. Showering the participants with lathis and tear smoke is highly condemnable and should have been avoided,” they said.