Mirwaiz accorded rousing welcome at Srinagar Airport
10 October, 2012
Srinagar, October 09 (Online): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was accorded a rousing welcome at the Srinagar Airport, today, upon his return from a three-week foreign tour.
The Mirwaiz was received by leaders and activists of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Awami Action Committee and a large number of civilians.
The Mirwaiz participated in scores of international seminars in Geneva and New York where he highlighted the human rights situation in the occupied territory. He also addressed the OIC Contact Group on Kashmir and a special meeting of OIC Foreign Ministers in New York.
Senior APHC leader, Agha Syed Hassan Al Moosvi in a statement said that Kashmir was an internationally accepted dispute, which should be resolved through talks involving Pakistan, India and the people of Kashmir.
APHC leaders Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Ghulam Ahmed Mir in their statements said that the Indian propaganda machinery had miserably failed to hoodwink the world community on harsh realities of the Kashmir dispute and the ongoing freedom struggle in the territory.
And the Independent member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdur Rasheed on the floor of the House in Srinagar said that he did not accept the Indian constitution because Kashmir was a disputed territory. He emphasised that New Delhi had to respect the UN resolutions to hold plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir.
The students of Wadoora Agriculture College in Sopore continued their strike against the use of brute force by Indian police on students protesting against anti-people policies of the puppet administration.
Noted scholar and writer, Professor Muhammad Abdullah Shaida passed away in Srinagar. He was 82. A large number of people attended his funeral, which was led by the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani.