Srinagar, June 10, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, pro-freedom leaders including the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani has rejected the possibility of any dialogue unless India demonstrates seriousness towards resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
Syed Ali Gilani in a media interview in Srinagar urged India to accept Kashmir as a dispute, agree to withdrawal of troops, revoke black laws and release all the prisoners, if a meaningful and result-oriented dialogue on the Kashmir dispute was to be initiated.
The veteran leader said that on one hand India continued to rule through the barrel of gun and violate human rights while on the other they talked of dialogue. Syed Ali Gilani was responding to the statement of the Congress leader, Saif-ud-Din Soz that Manmohan Singh’s door was open for talks with Hurriyet leaders.
Hurriyet leaders, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and Firdous Ahmad Shah ruled out the holding of any talks within the ambit of Indian constitution and added that war and dialogue could not go together.
The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement said that pro-liberation leadership was the true representative of the Kashmiris. He said that any elections under the supervision of Indian army and bureaucracy in the territory had been nothing less than farce and a ploy to sabotage the Kashmir movement.
Senior APHC leader, Bilal Ghani Lone in a media interview said that Jammu and Kashmir belonged to the Kashmiris and only they would decide about their future.
The APHC and its leaders including Zafar Akbar Butt, Yasmeen Raja, Farida Behanji, liberation leader Javed Ahmad Mir and Muslim League leader, Abdul Ahad Para in their separate statements paid tributes to 125 martyrs of 2010 including Tufail Ahmad Mattoo.
An APHC team led by Hakeem Abdur Rasheed and Syed Bashir Andrabi during their visit to the families of Altaf Ahmad Baba and Muhammad Abbas Negro in Pulwama reiterated the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue liberation struggle till the accomplishment of martyrs’ mission.
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