The illegally detained senior vice chairman of the All-Parties Hurriyat Conference Shabbir Ahmad Shah has said that India is inflicting the worst atrocities on Kashmiri people in exchange for their genuine demand of internationally-recognized right to self-determination.
Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a message from the In-dia’s notorious Tihar Jail on the occasion of Eidul Azha, deplored that New Delhi was trying every tactic to suppress the Kashmiris’ struggle based on truth. The message was released to the media by his party in Srinagar.
He said that innocent Kashmiris were killed and arrested, and were forced to live in an atmosphere of constant fear and terror with a sole aim to silence them.
Shabbir Ahmad Shah said that in spite of all these Indian machinations, the spirit of freedom is strong and Kashmiris are determined to continue their struggle till its goal end.
He urged the Kashmiris to celebrate Eid with simplicity and on this festive occasion never forget their martyrs and prisoners who sacrificed their lives for the cause of truth.
The prisoners, he added, are forced to live in jails away from home. He said Eid-ul-Azha teaches us sacrifice so we should always be ready for the glory of truth.
Shabbir Ahmad Shah urged the wealthy people to take care of the needs of the martyrs’ families and the families of detained Kashmiris. “As Muslims, we are committed to caring for the needs of orphans, widows and others in need,” he said.
APHC Jammu based leader Advocate Divender Singh Behal also felicitated the Kashmiri Muslims who live under Indian occupation for more than the past seven decades and sacrificed their lives for the just cause of freedom. He said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are going through a difficult phase of history under Modi regime who is pursuing the agenda of Indianization in Kashmir by all means.—KMS