36th martyrdom anniversary of Kashmiri freedom fighter Maqbool Butt being observed today
MIRPUR - Capacious programs have been chalked out to commemorate the 36th martyrdom anniversary of leader of Kashmir Freedom Movement Muhammad Maqbool Butt shaheed link at both sides of the line of control link including Azad Jammu link Kashmir and Indian link occupied Kashmir today.
The martyrdom anniversary would be observed with renewal of the pledge to continue the mission of the departed Kashmiri leader till the achievement of legitimate right of self determination by the Jammu link & Kashmir people through the liberation of the homeland from link long Indian link yoke, the organizers announced.
Rallies and demonstrations in all link small and major towns at both sides of the Line of Control will be hallmark of the day to pay tributes to shaheed link Maqbool Butt who was put to gallows by India link this day in New Delhi link Tihar Jail link in 1984 for his "offense" of raising voice for the liberation of the motherland from link Indian link yoke and demanding the right of self determination for the people of Jammu link Kashmir state under the spirit of the international norms and commitments.
At both sides of the LoC in disputed Himalayan state of Jammu link & Kashmir, a complete strike followed by rallies, seminars, conferences and processions will be the hallmark of the martyrdom day of one of the pioneer leaders of the Kashmir freedom struggle Shaheed link Maqobbol Butt who had also served as President of Jammu link Kashmir Plebisictie Front from link 1969 to 1974, according to ex President J & K Plebiscite Front Azeem Dutt Advocate.
"Besides, memorandums containing Kashmiris long-standing persistent demand of the early resolution link of Kashmir issue under UN link resolutions, will be handed over to the nearest UN link observers missions in occupied Jammu link Kashmir and Azad Jammu link Kashmir", Dutt told APP here while highlighting the program of observance of the martyrdom day at either side of the line of control link.
And according to Jammu link Kashmir National Liberation Front sources, major ceremony to observe the day will be held in Muzaffarabad link under the auspices of JKLF. National Students Front and Jammu link Kashmir Plebisicte Front. Similarly rallies will be held in Bagh link, Kotli link, Khuiratta link, Dadayal in AJK link as well as in Karachi link, Rawalpindi link Lahore link and Sialkot link to pay tributes to the departed soul.
In Mirpur link district, processions and rallies will be taken out jointly under the auspices of Jammu link Kashmir National Liberation Front, Jammu link Kashmir Plebiscite Front and Jammu link Kashmir National Students Federation and other groups, to observe the anniversary of the martyred leader. The demonstrating people will be march link through the major city streets in a big procession.
Speakers on this occasion will pay rich tributes to Maqbool Butt for his heroic struggle for the liberation of the motherland from link Indian link occupation and for giving the sacrifice of his life for the cause of the liberation of Jammu link & Kashmir from link the Indian link subjugation.
And in the already indefinite curfew-riddled Indian link occupied Jammu link Kashmir for the last over five months, a complete strike will be observed on February link 11 to mark the 36th martyrdom anniversary of prominent liberation leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt, who was hanged in New Delhi link Tihar Jail link on that day in 1984.
The call for the complete strike has been given by the All link Parties Hurriyat Conference link, Jammu link and Kashmir Liberation Front and other freedom-loving organizations in separate statements issued in occupied Srinagar link Sunday link, says a report reaching here Sunday link from link across the line of control link. APP / AHR.