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Profile: Syed Ali Gilani – the icon of Kashmir freedom movement

Early life Syed Ali Gilani was born in Zainageer area of Sopore town in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on 29 September 1929. He was educated at Sopore, and finished his studies at the Oriental College, Lahore. Political activism Syed Ali Gilani has been viewed as a key Hurriyat leader in …

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WKAF urges Muslims across world to observe Friday as day of mourning

Calls for holding of funeral prayers in absentia for Syed Ali Gilani Washington, September 02 (KMS): Washington-based World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKAF) has appealed all Mosques and Islamic centers around the world to observe Friday (tomorrow) as a day of mourning to pay tribute to the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyat leader, …

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Gilani ‘epitome of Kashmir’s struggle for freedom’: Amb. Munir Akram

United Nations, Sep 02 (KMS): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Munir Akram, mourned the demise of the “great” Kashmiri leader, Syed Ali Gilani, with the hope that the struggle to secure self-determination and freedom for Jammu and Kashmir will continue with “renewed vigour and determination.” “The Pakistan Mission to …

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Call for widespread prayers in absentia for Syed Ali Gilani

Srinagar, September 01 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference has appealed to the people of IIOJK, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, people of Pakistan, Kashmiri Diaspora and whole Muslim Ummah, to offer prayers in absentia for the veteran leader, Syed Ali Gilani. The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar also …

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‘Hum Pakistani Hain Aur Pakistan Humara Hai’, Gilani’s famous words

Islamabad, September 02 (KMS): Prime Minister, Imran Khan while paying glowing tributes to iconic Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Gilani recalled his famous slogan: ‘Hum Pakistani hain aur Pakistan Humara hai’. Prime Minister Imran Khan in a tweet wrote: “We in Pakistan salute his courageous struggle & remember his words: ‘Hum …

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Modi regime turns Kashmir valley into ‘Guantanamo Bay’

Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Modi-led fascist government has turned the Kashmir valley, particularly Srinagar and adjoining areas into ‘Guantanamo Bay, in a bid to prevent people from attending the funeral of the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani. The occupation authorities forced …

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Modi govt sold national assets, says Congress leader

Jammu, September 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, launching a scathing attack on the BJP-led government for its national monetisation plan, former Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahai on Wednesday said the government, which failed to safeguard the national assets, had no right to remain in power. The …

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Farooq Abdullah debunks BJP claim ‘all is well in IIOJK’

Jammu, September 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference President, Dr Farooq Abdullah Wednesday debunked the BJP claim about “all is well in Jammu and Kashmir”, saying if so, how come even its activists are being killed in unfortunate militancy violence. A party statement addressing a …

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Gilani’s son, daughter-in-law get injuries in police torture

Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, son and daughter-in-law of the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani were injured in police torture at their Hyderpora residence, in Srinagar. Dr Nayeem Gilani and his wife received injuries while they resisting forcible custody of the dead body …

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Deeply saddened to learn about Gilani’s death: PM Imran Khan

‘Pakistanis salute his courageous struggle’ Islamabad, September 01 (KMS): The Prime Minister of Pakistan expressing deep grief and sorrow over the death of veteran Kashmiri Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that he had struggled throughout his life for his people and their right to self-determination.   PM Imran …

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