DeM leaders to spend 6th consecutive Eid in jail: Spokesperson


Dukhtaran-e-Millat on Sunday said that upcoming Eid-ul Azha will be the sixth consecutive Eid that the party chairperson, Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi, and the press secretary, Sofi Fehmeeda will be spending inside the jail since 2015.

According to a statement issued, DeM leaders have requested the people to spend this Eid as per the teachings of Islam and with austerity and remember the sacrifices of leaders and people including Baaji Sahiba, Nahida Nasreen and Sofi Fehmeeda who will be in jail this Eid.

The spokesman said that this is not the first time these leaders will be spending the Eid in jail as it will be the 6th consecutive Eid for Baaji Sahiba and Fehmeeda inside and jail.”

She said that people and the leaders of Kashmir have sacrificed everything for us. “It is our duty to remember these sacrifices and continue the struggle,” she added.

“Our women leaders who are serving a detention in Tihar jail have sacrificed their love for their children, their families and have rejected the worldly pleasures just for our freedom and dignity,” she added.

Appealing the general people for prayers the spokesman said that people must not forget the sacrifice of  Dr. Qasim Faktoo, husband of Andrabi. “His children have not spent a minute with him for the past 25 years,” she added.


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