In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have said that India has converted the entire territory into the world’s largest jail by besieging its people every now and then.
The leaders and organizations in their statements issued in Srinagar said that the Modi-led Hindutva government is increasing the number of its troops in the occupied territory to suppress the freedom movement but the Kashmiris are determined to spearhead their liberation cause against all odds. They pointed out that deployment of around one million Indian soldiers in occupied Jammu and Kashmir was a proof that India is fighting a lost war and the freedom-loving people have defeated it. Jammu and Kashmir Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami in a statement urged the world community to break its criminal silence and take notice of the Indian state terrorism in Kashmir. Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Forum, Advocate Devinder Singh Behl in a statement in Jammu said that India’s status in the territory is just of a usurper because Kashmiris have not accepted its occupation from the day one.
Indian authorities have shifted the Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League, Mohammad Yusuf Mir to Kot Bhalwal jail, Jammu, in a false case. The party Acting Chairman, Abdul Ahad Parra, in a statement in Srinagar strongly condemned the act saying that Muhammad Yousuf Mir had been languishing in jails for last five years despite court has quashed his detention under Public Safety Act and ordered his release.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Students Association spokesman, Nasir Khuehami in a statement condemned the attack on Kashmiri garment sellers in Ranchi Jharkhand by Hindu goons. The garment sellers were forced to raise Jai Shri Ram.
Around a dozen people were arrested by Indian forces during their military operation in Gram Morh area of Reasi district. Police made ridiculous claim that the detained persons were involved in ‘stone pelting’. The troops also launched cordon and search operations in Khojpora Zainpora, Pirpora Keegam and Chitragam Klan areas of Shopian district.
In India, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee President Bibi Jagir Kaur in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah called upon them to reopen the Kartarpur corridor, located in Pakistan. Amritsar-based Jagir Kaur deplored that now life was going on as usual and flights to foreign countries were also open, but Kartarpur crossing continues to remain closed. KMS
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