Thru industrial policy India wants settling non-locals in thousands: Aasiya
SRINAGAR—The Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Aasiya Andrabi has termed the approval of Industrial Policy for Kashmir as a conspiracy aimed at settling thousands of non-locals in the garb of traders in the territory.
Aasiya Andrabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India’s moves like inviting thousands of business tycoons and industrialists to occupied Kashmir under the so-called industrial policy, establishment of soldier colonies and separate zones for Pandits were part of the conspiracy to settle nonKashmiris in the territory to change its demographic composition. The Industrial Policy was approved in March this year during the Governor’s rule.
The Chairman of his own Hurriyet Forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, while addressing a public gathering at Noorbagh in Srinagar, today, said that India and its puppet authorities were employing all nefarious tactics to tarnish political and cultural identity of occupied Kashmir.
Hurriyet leaders, Syed Bashir Andrabi, Yasmeen Raja, Muhammad Musaddiq Aadil, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi and Farooq Ahmad Tauwheedi, today, visited Pulwama to express solidarity with the families of the youth who were recently martyred by Indian troops in the district.
Meanwhile, a large number of students from Kashmir University and colleges held a demonstration in the university campus in Srinagar, today, against the unfriendly attitude of the authorities towards the students.
Hundreds of people offered funeral prayers in absentia of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh’s leader and Islamic scholar, Motiur Rehman Nizami, in Srinagar, today. The funeral was organized by Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir. Syed Ali Gilani, Shabbir Ahmad Shah and other Hurriyet leaders in their statements condemned the execution of Motiur Rehman Nizami by Bangladeshi government.
An Indian soldier was killed in a clash between Mujahideen and Indian troops at Rajwar in Handwara area of Kupwara district, today.—KMS