Srinagar, January 21, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, led a big procession in Srinagar, today, on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of over 50 innocent Kashmiris who were killed by Indian troops at Gaw Kadal in Srinagar on this day in 1990.Raising forceful anti-India and pro-liberation slogans, people marched from Maisuma to Basant Bagh.
Addressing the demonstrators, Muhammad Yasin Malik paid glowing tributes to the Gaw Kadal martyrs and said that their mission would be accomplished at all costs. He said that the Kashmiris were being massacred in an effort to suppress their liberation struggle. He urged the people to observe civil curfew on 26th January, the Indian Republic Day.
Meanwhile, complete shutdown was observed in Gaw Kadal, Maisuma, Budshah Chowk and Basant Bagh areas of Srinagar in remembrance of the Gaw Kadal martyrs. Call for the shutdown was given by the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani.
APHC leaders, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, addressing a meeting of his party in Islamabad town and Zafar Akbar Butt in Srinagar said that the Kashmiri martyrs’ sacrifices, which had centre-staged the Kashmir dispute at the global level, would not be allowed to go waste.
The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-R, Farooq Ahmed Dar, and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Political Movement, Firdous Ahmed Shah, addressing their party meetings in Srinagar said that the ongoing liberation movement would be taken to its logical conclusion at all costs.
On the other hand, Indian police attacked and smashed the windowpanes of the vehicle of a team of the High Court Bar Association comprising General Secretary, Muhammad Ashraf Butt, Aijaz Bedar, Bilal Wani and Hamid Shafi at Qazigund when it was returning from its visit of Jammu jails. The Bar members staged a sit-in at Qazigund against the attack.
The occupation authorities have shifted senior liberation leader, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, from Udhampur jail to a cell at Kot Bhalwal jail. A court in Srinagar had recently ordered the Indian police to lodge Mushtaq-ul-Islam in a nearby jail so that he could appear before the court during hearing of his cases.
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