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SRINAGAR—In occupied Kashmir, top Hurriyet leaders while addressing a seminar in Srinagar has condemned the anti-Kashmir agenda of RSS-backed Indian government and has said that India is using colonial plans to change the demography of Jammu and Kashmir.
The seminar was part of the joint protest programmes, call for which was jointly given by Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik against India’s plans to construct separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits, Indian soldiers and Delhi’s new industrial policy in the territory. The speakers warned that joint protests would be held if New Delhi continued with its designs against the Kashmiri people.
The seminar was presided over by the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani at Hyderpora in Srinagar, today. Besides others, the function was attended by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Bashir Ahmad Butt, Abdullah Tari and High Court Bar Association President, Mian Abdul Qayyum. Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Yasin Malik could not attend the event because they were kept under illegal house arrest. Under the joint programme, a sit-in protest will also be held at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Wednesday.
The Chairman of Hurriyet forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, during a meeting with Hindu spiritual leader, Sri Ravi Shankar, who called on him at his residence in Srinagar, deplored the silence of Indian civil society and intellectuals over Indian atrocities in Kashmir. He asked the visiting dignitary to inform the Indian public about the real situation in Kashmir, as the media had always misled the Indians about the Kashmir dispute.
The Secretary General of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, urged people to boycott the so-called byelections in Islamabad district.—KMS