The present freedom struggle of Kashmir is the part of the movement started by the martyrs of 1931,” Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday said in a statement.
Condemning the killing of student Khalid Gafar Malik, a resident of Trehgam Kupwara who was killed in army firing, Geelani said that our youth are “mercilessly” being killed by government forces saying their nefarious designs is to prolong the prevailing fearful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir to suppress the freedom sentiments of the people.
Syed Ali Geelani expressed his heartfelt grief over the killing of minor Saliq Iqbal and those seriously injured in Meminder Shopian in an explosion and extended his sympathies to grieved families. Praying for speedy recovery for injured children, Geelani said that death dance and prevailing dreadful conditions are taking the death toll off our youth.
Paying his rich tributes to 13th July martyrs, Geelani said that they with their blood created history and terming these martyrs as a milestone of the freedom movement. Geelani said that though they laid down their precious lives for the sacred cause, yet the mission remains unfinished and added that ongoing freedom struggle is in sequence and a chain of the very mission commenced in 1931.