Big Srinagar sit-in against India’s anti-Kashmir designs Kashmiris not to surrender to New Delhi: Geelani
SRINAGAR - In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of leaders and activists of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, the Hurriyet forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front held a big sit-in protest in Srinagar, today, against India’s anti-Kashmir plans in the territory.
Hundreds of activists of profreedom organisations led by the JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, assembled near Lal Chowk in Srinagar and chanted highpitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. They were protesting against India’s designs to construct separate colonies for retired Indian soldiers and Kashmiri Pandits, Delhi’s socalled Industrial Policy in Kashmir and arrest of innocent youth by Indian police. Addressing on the occasion, Muhammad Yasin Malik said that the Kashmiris would continue their protests until India totally gave up these designs. Hurriyet leaders including Raja Meraj-ud-Din Kalwal and Ghulam Nabi Zaki also addressed the participants.
The APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement in Srinagar said that the Kashmiri people would not surrender before India’s brutal military might and would continue their peaceful struggle till they attained freedom from its illegal occupation. He strongly condemned Indian troops and police personnel for firing teargas shells in residential houses and mosques, thrashing the residents and arresting youth in Kupwara, yesterday.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a state- ment in Srinagar castigated the puppet administration for ruling out ban on sale and consumption of liquor saying that the move would lead to He demanded of India to give up its anti-Kashmir moves, release illegally detained Kashmiris and lift curbs on the movement of Hurriyet the desecration of a mosque by Indian forces’ personnel. Complete shutdown was observed in the town against the sacrilegious act by the