Maqbool Bhat anniversary: JRL march foiled amid shutdown in Kashmir

Maqbool Bhat anniversary: JRL march foiled amid shutdown in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: On the 35th death anniversary of Mohammad Maqbool Bhat, who was secretly hanged inside Delhi’s Tihar Jail by the Indian state, a public march was attempted in Srinagar and gatherings held in Bhat’s native village to demand his mortal remains, which have not been returned to his family yet. People across the valley observed […]

Blocking Kashmir’s traditional routes GoI’s ‘conspiracy’: Sehrai

SRINAGAR: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai said it is a “deliberate policy” of the Government of India (GoI) to choke Kashmiri people to starvation by sealing the traditional routes of Valley. GoI want Kashmiris to suffer and make them into submission by making them dependent on “unnatural” route, Sehrai said in a statement that […]

Kashmir turned into mourning place: NF

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir National Front leader Altaf Hussain Wani on Monday said killings on almost daily basis in Kashmir has turned the whole region in a mourning place. “Every person has lost at least one close relative, friend or associate. All these killings are a direct result of the Indian rigidity which is continuously following […]

JKDFP delegation visits families of Bhat, Guru

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) has reiterated its demand for the return of mortal remains of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat and Muhammad Afzal Guru, who were hanged and buried in Tihar jail, Delhi on February 11, 1984 and February 9, 2013 respectively. A party delegation led by Engineer Farooq visited Trehgam, the native place […]

JKLF vice president detained ahead of ‘Maqbool Day’

JKLF vice president detained ahead of ‘Maqbool Day’

SRINAGAR: Police on Sunday evening arrested the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) vice chairman Mushtaq Ajmal and zonal vice president Muhammad Yasin Butt ahead of ‘Maqbool Day’ on Monday, a party statement issued here said. JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and party leaders Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Muhammad Salim Nanaji, Ghulam Muhammad Dar, […]

Maqbool Bhat cornerstone of our resistance: Yasin Malik

Maqbool Bhat cornerstone of our resistance: Yasin Malik

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik on Sunday said paid tributes to Muhammad Maqbool Bhat on his anniversary, and said he is cornerstone of our resistance. “Bhat was an ideologue, a statesman, a warrior, a political leader and a diplomat who led Kashmir on all fronts and sacrificed his life for the […]

Sehrai appeals people to observe shutdown today

Sehrai appeals people to observe shutdown today

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Sunday appealed to people to observe shutdown on Feb 11 to commemorate the anniversary of Mohammad Maqbool Bhat and said “we have presented unparalleled sacrifice and now it is obligatory to safeguard them”. “Let us fortify our pledge that we will pursue the path that leads to […]

NF holds Quran khwani for Bhat, Guru

Srinagar: National Front (NF) on Sunday held Quran khwani here for Muhammad Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru to commemorate their anniversaries. The NF spokesman in a statement said that a function was organised at party headquarter to remember Bhat and Guru. The function was attended by all the senior party workers and office bearers who […]

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