In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to prominent martyred freedom leader, S Hameed Wani, on his martyrdom anniversary.
According to Kashmir Media Service, Indian police had arrested S Hamid Wani on April 18, 1998 in Soura area of Srinagar and killed him in custody.
The Hurriyat leaders appealed to the world community and international human rights organisations to put pressure on India to settle the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations.
Hurriyat leaders and activists including Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Yasmeen Raja, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Firdous Ahmed Shah and Syed Aijaz Rehmani in their condolences paid homage to S Hameed Wani and other Kashmiri martyrs.
The leaders said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs would not be allowed to go waste and their mission would be accomplished at all costs.
They urged India to adopt a realistic approach for resolving the Kashmir dispute as per the aspirations of the Kashmiri people under UN resolution.
Acting Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Mehmood Ahmed Saghar in a statement said that Hamid was one among the prominent frontline pro-freedom leaders.—INP