Gilani, Mirwaiz pay tributes to 28 Kashmiris martyred in 1865
SRINAGAR—In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, while remembering the 28 Kashmiri shawl weavers, martyred by Dogra Army on April 29, 1865, said the people of Kashmir had been giving sacrifices since long and would never compromise on their rights.
Syed Ali Gilani, paying tributes to the martyrs of 1865 said that Kashmiris were brave people and had not surrendered before the oppressive rulers. He said that the sacrifices of the Kashmiri people would not be allowed to go waste and the liberation movement would be taken to its logical conclusion.
The Chairman of his own Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who is under house arrest in Srinagar, in a statement paid glowing tributes to the 28 Kashmiri martyrs. He said that the era of barbarism, suppression and tyranny was not new to Kashmiris, adding that for the first time 28 Kashmiris sacrificed their lives to fight the barbarism and oppression of tyrant Maharajas in 1865.—KMS