‘Hurriyat should earn well wishers for the movement’

‘Hurriyat should earn well wishers for the movement’

Junaid Manzoor /Kaiser Majeed SRINAGAR: SRINAGAR: The speakers at a seminar ‘Is Capital Punishment a Solution’ organised by Awami Itihad Party (AIP) on Saturday pledged that they will continue to fight for justice and right to self -determination. AIP organised the seminar at a local hotel here to pay tributes to Muhammad Maqbool Bhat and […]

Geelani, Malik pay tributes to Maqbool Bhat

Geelani, Malik pay tributes to Maqbool Bhat

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani and JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday paid glorious tributes to Maqbool Bhat on his 34th death anniversary. In a statement, Geelani reiterated his demand for return of the mortal remains of Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru. Ridiculing Indian authorities for their reluctance to return back the […]

Maqbool Bhat, Afzal Guru pioneers of movement: Lashkar

SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah on Saturday paid tributes to the “pioneers of Kashmir’s indigenous freedom struggle” Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru, saying both played glorious role against the New Delhi’s rule in J&K. “Martyrdom is the pathway to mightiness. The deserving persons opt for such way. Our martyrs are our heirs, heroes and […]

Valley-wide shutdown marks Guru’s death anniversary

Valley-wide shutdown marks Guru’s death anniversary

SRINAGAR: The fifth death anniversary of Mohammad Afzal Guroo was observed on Friday with a complete shutdown across Kashmir valley. The Joint resistance leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had called for a valley-wide shutdown on the day. According to reports, all districts of Kashmir saw deserted streets from […]

Hanging of Bhat, Guru ‘black page’ in judicial history: JRL

Hanging of Bhat, Guru ‘black page’ in judicial history: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Friday said the hanging of Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru is like a black page in the judicial history. In a statement, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik said, “A human was secretly put to gallows on petty pretext […]

By denying mortal remains, Delhi violated principles of human values: Hurriyat

By denying mortal remains, Delhi violated principles of human values: Hurriyat

Bhat, Guru anniversaries SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference on Friday reiterated the demand for return of the mortal remains of both Mohammad Maqbool Bhat and Mohamad Afzal Guru, saying, although it is purely a human issue, New Delhi is reluctant to this demand thereby violating all the principles of ethics and human values. Referring […]

DFP organises prog at Afzal Guru’s home, pays tributes

DFP organises prog at Afzal Guru’s home, pays tributes

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) on Friday organised a programme at Afzal Guru’s ancestral home in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramaulla district to exhibit solidarity with the family on the anniversary, a party statement said. DFP in a statement said, “Those who laid down their lives for the sacred cause of freedom […]

Kashmir turned into a jail: Hurriyat (M)

Kashmir turned into a jail: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the imposition of curfew and restrictions in downtown Srinagar and Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on the fifth anniversary of Afzal Guru. A spokesperson of the amalgam lashed out at authorities for barring people from offering Friday congregational prayers at central Jamia Masjid Srinagar […]

Bhat, Guru will continue to inspire generations: Aasiya

SRINAGAR: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chairperson Syeda Aasiya Andrabi on Friday paid glorious tributes to Muhammad Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat on their anniversaries saying “the souls of the duo attained freedom from slavery and imprisonment of India and they made their nation proud”. “They have proved that India cannot eliminate the freedom sentiments of Kashmiri nation […]

Roads sealed in north Kashmir

Roads sealed in north Kashmir

Baramulla: Ahead of the death anniversaries of Mohammad Afzal Guroo and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat, government forces have increased their presence across north Kashmir. Hundreds of teams of police and paramilitary have installed numerous check points on roads in Baramulla, Handwara, Sopore, Pattan, Kupwara and Trehgam areas. Locals said that all roads leading to Afzal Guroo’s […]