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A joint statement issued by the resistance leadership of Kashmir on Tuesday evening said that meeting of “all stakeholders” held at Hyderpora gave “full mandate” to united resistance leadership on the future course of action.
Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik had called a meet today in which around 350 people from different walks of life met and put forward their suggestions.
“Representatives of religio-political and social organizations, trade and transport fraternity, educationists, intellectuals, lawyers and others participated in the said meeting, from whom opinions and suggestions where sought regarding the current phase of the movement,” a statement issued by Hurriyat Conference (g) on behalf of the united resistance leadership said.
“All the participants unanimously appreciated united face of resistance leadership and authorized them with their full mandate and support to continue the freedom struggle with zeal and passion,” the statement said.
However, the statement added, “it was emphasized upon both, leadership and nation, to remain steadfast and committed to take the freedom struggle to its logical end.”
“Participants stressed upon the people in general and stakeholders in particular to be aware of the nefarious designs of the oppressor who exploit them through many tools,” the statement said. “They said that economic losses, educational hiccups and social constrains are a part of the freedom movement and we all should overcome them collectively with firmness, wisdom, and patience.”
The joint resistance statement said, “it was unanimously decided that the programs from the Joint Resistance Leadership should be followed in letter and spirit and whosoever violates it should be convinced and conveyed that discipline and resilience has to be adopted for achieving our goal as our freedom struggle is nourished by the sacred blood of our martyrs.”
The statement said, “in this representative meeting, the unwavering support and unparalleled hardships faced by the people during these 122 days of the besieged valley was hailed by one and all and everybody opined that the present uprising of the long walk of freedom is one of the glorious and praiseworthy phases.”
“At the end prayers were held for the martyrs who sacrificed their today for our tomorrow and we all owe them our commitment to fight for what they have giver their life.”
The statement said that those who participated and gave their valuable suggestions and opinion among were Ameer-e-Jama’at-e-Islami J&K Khawaja Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, President Jamiat-e-Ahl-i-Hadith Gh Ahmad Bhat, Gh Rasool Hami (Karwan-e-Islami), Moulana Khursheed Ahmad Qanoongo (Himayat-ul-Islam), Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir Ahmad (Umat-e-Islami), Jagmohan Raina, Narinder Khalisa Ji, Mohammad Abdullah Tari (Democratic Freedom Party), Farooq Ahmad Dar (Bita Karatay), Mian Abdul Qayoom (Bar Association), Mohammad Hussain Khan (Prof Kashmir University), Abdul Majeed Zargar (Civil Society), Choudhary Showkat (Kashmir Economic Alliance), Mushtaq Ahmad Wani (Kashmir Chamber of Commerce), Mushtaq Ahmad Chaya (Hotel Association), Mohammad Yousuf Chapri (House Boat Association), Moulana Syed Waris Shah Bukhari, Doctors Association, Masroor Abass Ansari (Ittihad-ul-Muslimeen), Dr Yousuf-ul-Umar (Study Circle), Gh Nabi War (Private School Association), Mohammad Yasin Khan (Economic Alliance), Hafizullah Bakshi (Traders Association Kupwara), Syed Himad (Student), Mohammad Yousuf Mir (Muslim League), Nayeem Ahmad Khan (National Front), Bashir Ahmad Rather (KTFM), Mushtaq Sagar (Traders Representative), Fayaz Shabnam (EJAC), Haji Sajad Hakeem (Trader Islamabad), S Badha Singh Ji, Haji Mohammad Ashraf (Trader, Sopore), Ajaz Ahmad Sofi (Trader, Handwara), Khursheed Ahmad (Beopaar Mandal), Bashir Ahmad Bashir (Fruit Mandi), Mushtaq Ahmad Dareel (Trader), Abdul Qayoom Wani (KMD), Gh Rasool Zari (Western Bus Stand), Gh Mohammad Nagoo (Anjuman Shar-e-Shiyaan), Zamrooda Habib (Kashmir Tehreek-Khawateen), Yasmeen Raja (Muslim Khawateen Markaz), Engineer Mukhtar Yousuf, Fayaz Bakshi (Chairman, Sumo Drivers) Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf (Transporter) Tahir Ahmad Lone.
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While as meeting was underway at the residence-cum-office of Syed Ali Geelani, former Chief Minister and National Conference working president, Omar Abdullah wrote this on Twitter: “Business barons who wouldn’t touch any official government meeting with a barge pole have flown in from Jammu & Delhi to be in Hyderpora.”
In another tweet aimed at chief minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti, he wrote, “Since @MehboobaMufti has ceded all power to SAS Geelani may be its time to ask him to order the resumption of mobile internet services.”
Meanwhile, several participants who attended the meet called by the resistance leadership said that there was “almost cent percent consensus that the protest programs should continue”.
“Everybody was of the view that there should be no compromise whatsoever,” a participant told Kashmir Life, “yes there were pressing issues which people from all walks of life assured will be tackled.”
Some participants said they highlighted the economic crisis at ground zero and asked the leaders to take care of it.