Rawalakot (AJK), August 30 (KMS): Speakers have paid rich tributes to Shuhada-e-Dothan in Rawalakot, AJK, and said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri people would not go waste.
The speakers were addressing a function held in connection with Youm-e-Shuhadah-e-Dothan in Rawalakot.
They said, “It is our moral, religious and political obligation to take voice of the oppressed Kashmiri people to the world by highlighting their just and legitimate struggle.”
They said the best way to pay homage to our heroes and martyrs is to redouble efforts for completion of their mission by contributing to the freedom movement of Kashmir. They said that the Joint Resistance Leadership and politically awakened people of occupied Kashmir would never allow India to materialise its nefarious designs.
The speakers paying glowing tributes to the martyrs of Dothan — Sardar Atta Muhammad Khan, Sardar Sakhi Muhammad Khan, Sardar Masaib Khan, Sardar Roshan Khan and Sardar Zafarullah Khan — said that supreme sacrifices rendered by five sons of the soil would never go waste.
Terming sacrifices of Dothan martyrs as an important milestone in the freedom movement of Kashmir, they said that it was the unprecedented bravery and resistance that pushed the Dogra armed forces to lick the dust subsequently paving the way for liberation of five thousand square miles area now known as Azad Kashmir and 28,000 square miles area of Gilgit and Baltistan.
The speakers said that India has violated the international law and changing the demography of Kashmir by abrogating Article 370 and 35-A but would never succeed in its sinister designs.
They also paid rich tribute martyrs of Kashmris who paid their lives for the just cause and freedom from Indian illegal occupation. They also demanded release of all Kashmiri political prisoners including APHC leaders and youth languishing in different jails of India and IIOJK.
They also urged the United Nations to fulfill its responsibility and give Kashmiris their birthright to right to self-determination.
The speakers included AJK leader, Sardar Yaqoob Khan,Shah Ghulam Qadir, Chaudhry Latief Akbar, Dr Khalid Mehmood, Sardar Aabid, APHC AJK chapter Gen Sec Shaikh Abdul Mateen, Shaikh Muhammad Yaqoob, Zahid Ashraf, civil society members and Ulema.