Guru’s execution to remain a question mark over functioning of Indian courts: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday said that the secret execution of Afzal Guru would remain a question mark over the functioning of Indian courts for times to come as it was carried out against the general court procedures and prescribed legal canons.
According to a statement issued to KNS, on the first martyrdom anniversary of Afzal Guru, Mirwaiz along with a high level Hurriyat delegation including Bilal Gani lone, Agha Syed Hassan Al Moosvi, Musadiq Adil, GN Zaki, Javed Ahmad Mir, Engineer Hilal Ahmad War, Hakim Abdul Rashid, Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi, Syed Bashir Andrabi, Farooq Ahmad Saudagar and others leaders visited the native house of martyr Guru at Abgah Sopore to express their condolences and solidarity with the bereaved family. The leaders sympathized with the family and prayed for the deceased soul and entire martyrs of Jammu and Kashmir who laid their lives for the cause.
Speaking over the occasion, Mirwaiz said martyrdom of Afzal Guru was a tragic incident for the family and entire Kashmir. On one hand he said the secret execution of Guru has unveiled the true face of Indian democracy and justice hidden beneath the mask, while on the other, it has strengthened the resolve and commitment of Kashmiri nation to carry on with the struggle. Mirwaiz said Gurus martyrdom would inspire the future generations to take the struggle forward till it reaches its conclusion.
Mirwaiz also visited house of the noted social personality of Sopore and paternal uncle of Bilal Gani Lone, Master Ghulam Ahmad Ganaie and condoled with the family members. Expressing his sympathy and solidarity with the members and Bilal Gani Lone, Mirwaiz threw light on the social life later Master Ghulam Ahmad and prayed for the deceased soul.
Meanwhile, senior hurriyat leader Zaffar Akbar Bhat visited the houses of two freedom fighters in Shopian who were martyred by Indian troops during a recent gunfight. Paying rich tributes to Rashid Ahmad Sheikh of Haripora, Zainpora and Abid Ahmad Rather of Shopian, Bhat on behalf of APHC, he said the mission of all martyrs would be taken to its logical end.
APHC also organized a special prayer session to commemorate the 39th martyrdom death anniversary of martyr Gulam Mohammad Bulla at Sopore cemetery. Hurriyat leaders including Javaid Ahmad Mir, Hakeem Ab Rashid  Gh. Nabi Zaki,Khan Mohammad Sopori PL Leader Shakeel-u-Rehman, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi, Jaffer Kashmiri, Gulam Mohammad Mir and others participated in the prayer session.
The leaders said Kashmiri nation can’t forget the sacrifices. They said instead of surrendering before the oppressors, Gulam Mohammad Bulla, S Hameed Wani, or Sheikh Abdul Aziz preferred martyrdom. They said that the brave sons of Kashmir sacrificed their lives for Kashmir freedom and not for the vote bank or administrative units.
Condemning the arrest of youth in Bandipora, the spokesman said that they were arrested after they staged a peaceful protests against the beating of a shopkeeper. He demanded immediate release of the detained youth.    (KNS)