Sunday, January 22, 2017

Farooq Rehmani pays tribute to Shaheed Yousuf Zangi; urges India to stop pursuing anti-Kashmir agenda

Srinagar, January 22: The Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has urged India to desist from changing the demographic composition of Jammu and Kashmir, perpetuating state terrorism, and give the right of self-determination to the State people under the UN resolutions of plebiscite.
Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in his telephonic address on the 17th martyrdom anniversary of prominent mujahid leader, Muhammad Yousuf Zangi, called on the UN Secretary General to implement the UNCIP resolutions on the question of holding plebiscite in the former autonomous princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. The telephonic speech was delivered to an audience which gathered today in Bandipora on the occasion of commemorating martyrdom of ex Al Fatah Force chief Muhammad Yousuf Chopan AKA Zangi.

Senior Hurriyat leader Muhammad Farooq Rehmani paid rich tributes to Muhammad Yousuf Zangi and all those martyrs who sacrificed their precious lives for the freedom of Jammu and Kashmir from India’s tyrannical rule. Shaeed Zangi, who played a central role after the martyrdom of Bashir Ahmad Sheikh AKA Gazi in late 1990s, was martyred by Indian army in his home town Bandipora on January 23, 2000. He became famous during his Jihad for freedom, for his noble character in Kashmir. He kept the torch of Jihad e Azadi burning at a critical time, when army had let loose reign of killings all across with the help of renegades in Jammu and Kashmir.
Muhammad Farooq Rehmani while recalling the great freedom fighters of 1990’s and 2000s said that the post-Burhan movement for freedom was continuance and persistence of the sacrifices of the previous decades; and the torch of freedom struggle will continue to burn till it reached the logical end of success.
He paid tribute to all the martyrs who were martyred during the last 6 months in Kashmir, and hailed steadfastness and character to bear huge material losses by the people in the latest phase of our struggle for freedom and the right of self-determination.
Others who addressed the event included Muhammad Ramzan Khan, Musaib Ahmad Ganai, Muhammad Yousuf Dar and JKLF leader Nisar Ahmad Gilani.