Kashmir: Hurriyat calls for peaceful protest after Friday on Apr 21

Srinagar: Hurriyat leadership on Wednesday, strongly condemned use of brute force against students and calls for a peaceful protest after Friday prayers on April 21.

Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement while strongly criticizing state administration for invading educational institutions and assaulting students, said it is absolute state terrorism.

“We won’t allow any depraved action against our youngsters. Students are future of our nation, said leadership while hailing student community for their exemplary valor”, the said in a statement.

“People thorough boycott declared their verdict and this frustrated Delhi and its henchmen, said leadership. After the flop show of parliamentary bye elections, the forces were infuriated, used unwanted force against protesting students and barged into Pulwama College and thrashed students without any justification, said leadership” stamen reads.

“We pay our salute and are all praise for our young generation for their bravery, said leadership. They stand guarantee for our promising & bright future and that is the reason that Delhi feels scare about this development”, said leadership.

Referring to repressive measures employed by Indian authorities, the pro-freedom leadership said that though they tried their hard to bargain our interests, however they failed.

Ridiculing state cabinet for their plea for maintenance of peace, the leadership said that it is the forces and state police that is creating anarchy and lawlessness and resorting to brute and callous approach against peace-loving people of state.

“Puppet rulers instead of calling people for maintenance of peace should check and restrict their forces, said resistance leadership. Blaming forces for unleashing terror across state, leadership said that on fateful day of April 9th, & during election drama, forces killed eight innocents, used force against peaceful students while injuring scores”, they said.

“It is undeclared martial law and state has been virtually handed over to forces, said they and forces feel free to kill anybody whosoever comes in their way. Till now no one was asked for his wrongdoings nor they were brought to book, said leadership.
They are law unto themselves, while referring to forces and no accountability exits, said leaders”, they added.

Referring to an incident in which a youth was used as human shield, the leadership said that those involved in this gruesome act, instead of making him accountable, is being encouraged.  “It is shameful act that said officer is being portrayed as hero”, they said.

Strongly criticizing NC, PDP and other pro-Indian parties, the leadership said that their conscience is nowhere and rather it is gone. “They are pursuing power politics and least care about innocent people. We are with you, said leadership while addressing student After witnessing several notches above normal maximum and minimum temperatures from over a week, wet weather is predicted from this evening in Kashmir Valley, which could bring some respite from warm conditions”, they said.

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