Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Monday paid tributes to Doctor Abdul Guru on his death anniversary.
“Fools who associate Kashmiri struggle for freedom with unemployment, lack of education and being fought at the behest of someone should ponder over and examine the life, struggle and martyrdom of Abdul Ahad Guru, who despite being highly educated, well-off and a reputed heart surgeon joined freedom struggle under the banner of JKLF and laid down his life for this sacred cause,” JKLF acting chairman, Abdul Hameed Butt said in a statement.
“People of Jammu Kashmir are indebted to martyrs like Ahad Guru who sacrificed their today for the betterment of our tomorrow,” he said.
He termed Guru as an exceptional personality “who not only left his mark over medical, political and religious fronts but worked relentlessly on the social front through his philanthropic works. “People like Guru are crown of nations and personalities like these stand as a symbol of glory for the living nations,” Butt added.
The JKLF leader said that the freedom struggle of Kashmir is represented by the blood of great intellectuals, Ulema, social leaders, teachers, lawyers, and personalities like Ashfaq Majeed Wani, Doctor Abdul Ahad Guru, Professor Abdul Ahad Wani, Advocate Jalil Indrabi, Doctor Gh. Qadir Sofi Turabi, Mufti Jamal-ud-din, Pilot Nadeem Khateeb, Advocate Ghulam Qadir Sailani, Moulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, Moulana Shabir Siddiqi, Shams-ul-haq, Professor Muhammad Ramzan and others.
“These great people were not only highly educated but well-established in their lives and despite all odds joined the ranks of freedom struggle and embraced martyrdom,” he said, adding these personalities add to the pride of nations and are actually gift of Almighty to these nations.