Mohammad Yasin Malik was on Saturday re-elected as the chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF).
The party held a convention at Maqbool Manzil where Malik was elected by a unanimous vote of the electoral college comprising of 61 members participating from three UK, USA, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Pakistan, Pakistan administered Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and Jammu and Kashmir. The voting from outside Jammu and Kashmir took place through video conferencing. Party’s 61 members including 31 from Jammu and Kashmir comprising party’s supreme council participated in the election process. Mohammad Yasin Malik also proposed the name of Amanullah Khan as the supreme head of the party till he is alive.
After being elected as the chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik addressed the party delegates saying that the party has decided to launch Quit Kashmir movement on June 23 as the RSS and BJP observe this day for complete integration of Kashmir with Indian dominion.
Malik said that BJP wants to change the demography of Jammu and Kashmir and settling the refugees in Jammu and other parts of the state.
Malik stressed on the intellectuals, columnists, writers, and the Kashmiri think thank to forge an alliance and fight the ‘nefarious designs’ of the BJP. Malik also extended a strike call on June 23 pleading for a complete shutdown and appealed people to march towards Lal Chowk.