Kashmiris struggle for freedom, not revival of Article 370: Masood

Islamabad, July 04 (KMS): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir President, Sardar Masood Khan has said that the Indian rulers have been using Articles 370 and 35-A of their Constitution as a tool to validate their unlawful occupation of Kashmiri, and feeling no further need, they have now repealed both these articles.

Addressing a webinar under the auspices of the Department of International Relations of Islamia University Bahawalpur, he said that the struggle of the Kashmiri people was not aimed at repeal or revival of any article of the Indian Constitution but for their freedom and the inherent right to self-determination. He declared that the struggle of the Kashmiri people would continue till the achievement of the goal.

Meanwhile, in his sharp reaction over the systematic state terrorism being perpetrated by the Indian Army in IIOJK, he in a statement said that the martyrdom of five Kashmiri youth at the hands of Indian troops was the worst example of the state terrorism.

“The Indian Army has been targeting the youth and the children in IIOJK because India fears resistance from them against its unlawful and illegal occupation of the territory,” he added.