Gilani was icon of Kashmir freedom struggle: Hilal War

Srinagar, September 04 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Political Party (PPP) Chairman, Engineer Hilal Ahmad War has expressed deep shock over the death of Syed Ali Gilani and termed him an icon of Kashmir freedom struggle.

Engineer Hilal War in a statement issued in Srinagar said, Gilani sahab never compromised on his principles for which the people of Kashmir salute his commitment and courage. His contribution and role would be written in golden letters in the history of Kashmir, he added.

While expressing sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family, especially with Dr Naseem and Dr Nayeem, sons of Syed Ali Gilani, he said, Gilani sahab was a movement himself.

Recalling the contribution of Syed Ali Gilani, Engineer Hilal War said that he was an honest and committed unchallenged leader of Kashmir and his death has created a space in the Hurriyat Conference which will be difficult to fulfill.