Srinagar, November 11, 2014 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the Hurriyet leadership will remain steadfast in continuing its struggle for settlement of the Kashmir dispute as per people’s aspirations.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that Hurriyet leaders were representatives of Kashmiri people and would always stand for their demands. He stressed that the Kashmiris should be given right to self-determination to decide their political future.
The Mirwaiz maintained that elections were irrelevant in Kashmir and cannot be portrayed as solution to the long-pending dispute. He said that those who portrayed elections as a plebiscite were living in fool’s paradise.
The veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement termed as theatrics the assertions made by pro-India politicians during the ongoing campaign for so-called assembly elections. He cautioned people not to fall prey to deceitful politics of these pseudo politicians.
Hurriyet leaders, Muhammad Azam Inqilabi, Muhammad Shafi Reshi and Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Political Party in their statements described the upcoming election drama as a crude joke with democracy saying that any election at gunpoint had no legal basis.
On the other hand, activists of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front as part of their ongoing election boycott campaign visited various areas in Khan Sahib constituency of Badgam district. They informed people about the negative impact of voting in the so-called elections in the occupied territory.
Workers of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement and Hurriyet Conference Jammu and Kashmir distributed relief among the flood-affected people of different areas of Srinagar and Pulwama, today.
Meanwhile, complete shutdown was observed in Baramulla, today, against the arrest of youth by Indian police in the town.
The illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Mohammad Yasin Malik was admitted in Soura hospital for medical treatment. He was diagnosed with having developed several stones in his both kidneys .
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