Hurriyet asks India to pave the way for referendum
18 October, 2012
Srinagar: In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyet leadership has asked India to shun rigidity and pave the way for plebiscite in Kashmir as per UN resolutions. The demand was reiterated in the wake of Britain agreeing to allow referendum in Scotland
The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a media interview said that the UK's decision had reconfirmed the Kashmiris' stand that referendum was applicable even today.The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani called on the leadership in New Delhi to fulfill promises with the Kashmiris.
APHC leaders Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Nayeem Khan deplored that the UN could not implement its resolutions seeking referendum in Kashmir. They said that time was ripe for the World Body to accept sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiris for their legitimate right.
Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi held a meeting with the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at Nageen in Srinagar. The two leaders discussed current regional and international political scenario vis-à-vis the Kashmir dispute.
APHC leader Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, addressing party workers in Islamabad district stressed the United Nations to play a constructive role in facilitating meaningful dialogue among Pakistan, India and the Kashmiris for final resolution of the dispute. The High Court Bar Association in a statement issued in Srinagar demanded immediate shifting of the illegally detained Kashmiri political leaders and activists lodged in jails outside the territory back to the Kashmir Valley.