Srinagar: APHC paid glorious tributes on Wednesday paid tribute to Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammed Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone.
A statement issued reads, on the thirtieth Martydom anniversary of Shaheed e Millat Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammed Farooq and eighteenth Martydom anniversary of Shaheed e Hurriyat Khawaja Abdul Ghani lone which falls on 21st May , APHC paid glorious tributes to these distinguished sons of soil. APHC also paid tributes to the martyrs of Hawal martyred while carrying the dead body of Shaheed Mirwaiz.
APHC said that Shaheed Mirwaiz was a great preacher and religious scholar , whose services in the educational and social upliftment of his people will always be recalled with respect . A dearly loved and popular leader shaheed Mirwaiz led his people from the front in their political struggle. He was an advocate of the realisation of the will of the people of J&K in deciding their future, as well as a great believer of peace between the neighbouring countries of India and Pakistan.
APHC said that Shaheed Abdul Ghani Lone was a heedful and fearless leader who sacrificed his life for his belief in a peaceful and pro people resolution of the Kashmir issue. His contribution in the formation of people’s platform of Hurriyat conference is unforgettable.
APHC said that people of J&K will always remember these selfless leaders and will follow the path they showed . APHC reiterated that it will pursue the vision and mission of these great stalwarts in seeking the resolution of the Kashmir conflict.
APHC said that the collective Fateh Khawani and commemorative public rally to be held at the Martyrs graveyard in Eidgah to honour the Shaheed leaders and the martyrs of Hawal stands deferred, in wake of the health advisory by our medical fraternity to maintain social and physical distance and the subsequent lockdown due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic . Besides All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq also continues to be under arbitrary house detention since August last year.
People are requested to individually offer fateha at home for the martyed leaders , the martyrs of Hawal and all those young and old men and women , who laid down their precious lives in the Kashmir struggle from 1931 till date, the statement said.