The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front on Monday said that on the occasion of the 35th death anniversary of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat, various programs were held throughout the world.
The spokesman said that amid a shutdown, protest programs were held in Jammu and Kashmir to commemorate the day. Besides Srinagar, Protests were also held at his birthplace of Bhat Trehgam Kupwara which was attended by various JKLF leaders.
At National Press club in Islamabad Pakistan, besides JKLF leaders, Hafiz Anwar Samavi, Saleem Haroon, Rafiq Ahmad Dar, Sardar Jamsheed and others participated in the program. “Youm-I-Maqbool” was also observed in Helsinki Finland, Barcelona Spain where JKLF leaders Tanveer Choudhry, Qari Mazhar Iqbal Naeemi, Shahzad Shabbir, Shabir Jaral, Mushtaq Pasha, Syed Kazim Shah, Sardar Naeem Khan, Sardar Majid, Malik Javed and other participated and paid tributes to Bhat.
JKLF leaders and activists belonging to Europe zone also held demonstrations outside the Indian Embassy in Brussels Belgium. JKLF UK organized a protest rally outside the Indian embassy in which protesters demanding the return back of mortal remains of the great leader. In Saudi Arabiya, a seminar was held in which Khawaja Manzoor Chistee, Amir Chistee, Walid Abdullah and others paid tributes to Shaheed Leader. Similar kind of seminar was held in Dubai UAE in which Sajid Siddiqui, Sardar Abid, Sardar Naaz Kashmiri recalled the “sacrifice” of Maqbool.
Programs to commemorate Maqbool Day were also held in Azad Kashmir cities including Mirpur, Kotli, Khuiratta, Tatapani, Charoi, Nakyal, Sehnsa, sudnoti balouch, Rawalakot,Hijra,Abbaspur, Bagh city, Dhirkot,Muzaffar Abad, Dadyal, Bhimbher city, Kot Jamil, Samahni, Plundri, Poonch, Similar programs were held at many cities of Pakistan including Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Quetta and Peshawar.
Leaders including senior vice chairman JKLF Ab. Hameed Butt, zonal president Toqeer Geelani, Raja Haqnawaz, Qayoom Raja, Saif ud Din, Khawaja Pervaiz, Saad Ansari, Aftab Chacha, Basharat Noori, Parvaiz Mirza, Tawseef Jaral,qari iqbal, Faizan Mir, Sardar Hamza, Suhail Kataria, Ishfaq Kashmiri, Dishad Quraishi, Abid Hussain, Rahim Malik, Ayaz Kareem,Sardar Mushtaq, Raja Majid, Sajad Younis, Hamid Hashmi, Nouman Nazir, Choudry Iftikhar, Shareef Poonchi, Parvaiz Khan, Sufyan, Qari Naseer, Shakil Ch. Sardar Naveed, Sardar Ramzan, Haji Ibrahim, Khurshid Khan, Sardar Qadeer, SM inrahim Adv. Ayaz Kiyani, Sradar Fayaz, Haroon Khan, Sardar Nazakat, Sardar Fiazaan, Sardar Abid, Shahjehan arshid, Khan Majid, Yousuf Chugtayee, Khurshid Mirza, Jehangir Mirza, Jahanzaib Mir, Shuaib Khalid, Tufail Ajib, Raja Sohrab, Ishfaq Baghi, Babar Shakoor, Iqbal Tabasum, Safeer Khan, Khalid Parvaiz, Ahmad Shakil Rajut, Hasnain Jarral, Raja Sulaiman, Yasir Ali, Amjid Aziz, Javed Hanif, Khwaja Abdullah, Wahid Hayat, Rashid Azeem, Aziz Adv and Himayoun Muzzafar and various others participated.