Srinagar, February 10 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders have paid glowing tributes to the prominent martyred Kashmiri leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt on the eve of his 38th martyrdom anniversary.
APHC leader Javed Ahmad Mir a statement issued in Srinagar while paying tributes to Muhammad Maqbool Butt stressed the need for hectic diplomatic efforts to resolve the Kashmir dispute. He urged the international community play its role in saving new generation in South Asia by finding out a peaceful solution to the long-pedning issue.
Abdul Samad Inqilabi while reiterating demand for return of the bodies of Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru to their relatives in Kashmir said that right to self-determination provides the basis for resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
APHC-AJK leader Mehmood Ahmed Saghar in a statement in Islamabad said Muhammad Maqbool Butt was an icon of resistance movement who sacrificed his life for the noble cause of freedom from Indian occupation. He termed his execution as a judicial murder by the so-called democratic India that violated the fundamentals of justice system and denied him right to fair trial.
Another leader, Imtiaz Wani said that Maqbool Butt would be remembered as the shining star of Kashmiris’ freedom struggle in the history of Jammu and Kashmir.