PM AJK terms sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs as milestone in history of Kashmir struggle

Staff Reporter

Muzaffarbad: Kashmir martyrs day will be observed throughout Azad Kashmir and Pakistan on Monday to pay homage to 22 Kashmiris who had embraced ‘Shahadat’ on 13th of July, 1931 to free Kashmir from the brutalities of despotic Dogra rulers. Function and Seminar will be held throughout Azad Kashmir to pay glowing tributes to martyrs of 13th July, 1931. In this connection a Special function will be held at Prime Minister house on the day under the special direction of AJK Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan to pay homage to 22 martyrs of 1931 who laid down their lives against foreign occupation and rose against the atrocities of Dogra rulers. A smartly contingent of Police will present salute to the Shuhda as a mark of respect. Talking to the Media here on Saturday the Prime Minister said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs in fact is a milestone in the history of Kashmir struggle. He said for the first time no function in the held valley is scheduled to pay homage to the Shuhda due to severe restrictions of the Indian government.Kashmiri he said have been facing the worst kind of atrocities which has no example in human history, but kashmiri will not bow against the repressions of Indian forces and they will continue their struggle till the achievement of the goal of liberation. Meanwhile the international news agencies as well as Hurriyat leaders in IOK have widely hailed the decision of AJK Prime Minister for observing the Kashmir martyrs day on Monday. The international Media is giving extensive coverage to this decision.