Monday, September 14, 2015

Irshad had vowed he would return home only as a martyr

Srinagar: The death of Irshad Ahmad Ganai, Lashkar’s second-in-command of south Kashmir, might be a big achievement for the government forces, but for his family his “martyrdom” means an end to years of persecution at the hands of government forces.
“I always prayed for his dignified martyrdom. I always prayed that his martyrdom should not harm anyone. And Allah has listened to my prayers. We are free now, and so is he,” says Irshad’s mother Muneera Begum.......read more here