Srinagar, August 03, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, an important meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Ummat-e-Islami was held in Islamabad town, today, with its Chairman, Qazi Ahmed Yasir, in chair. Addressing the meeting, Qazi Yasir extended full support to the programme announced by the Joint Resistance Leadership on Article 35-A.
“We will not succumb to any pressure of India. Let them open the books of Kashmir history, they will know, Kashmir has never bowed down to any pressure.” He said the people of South Kashmir support the JRL call on Article 35-A and will oppose the move by all possible means. “The struggle is not of selective people, but of every Kashmiri,” he added.
Qazi Yasir said India cannot kill sentiments in Kashmir. He said the people of Kashmir will not allow them to distort the demography and the geography of the territory. He said Ummat-e-Islami will support all the calls given by the JRL on the issue of Article 35-A.
He also paid glowing tributes to Yawar Nisar on his first anniversary. He said that after consultations with the people of Islamabad district and the requests of many youth, the Ummat-e-Islami has decided to give a shutdown call on the 4th of August for the Islamabad district. He appealed to the people of the district including the shopkeepers and the transporters to observe complete shutdown to pay tributes to Yawar Nisar on his first anniversary.
He also demanded the release of political prisoners including Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Sarjan Barkati and Nayeem Ahmed Khan. Later, Indian police arrested Qazi Yasir from his office in South Kashmir’s Islamabad town.
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