India urged to admit Kashmir as disputed territory

Srinagar, June 04, 2015 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has urged India to admit that Kashmir is a political dispute and initiate a meaningful dialogue for its permanent settlement. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function in Srinagar said that there was nothing new in waving of Pakistani flags in the rallies of Hurriyet leaders. Such flags were being waved in rallies since 1947, he stated.

The APHC Chairman said that genuine dissent couldn’t be muzzled through military might. “New Delhi must understand the basics of Kashmir dispute and start a meaningful dialogue with all stakeholders so that peace can be ensured in South Asia,” he maintained. Earlier, addressing a conference organized by Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian in Srinagar in connection with the anniversary of the architect of Iranian Revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini, the Mirwaiz and other speakers paid glowing tributes to him.

The APHC Chairman said that Imam Khomeini always stressed on brotherhood and maintaining unity among the Muslims of the world. He urged Iran to use its good offices for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute at the earliest. He said, Iran has good and cordial relations with both India and Pakistan, therefore, it should make efforts for the peaceful resolution of the dispute through dialogue.

Senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi said, “Imam Khomeini brought Iran out of the clutches of imperialistic and devil powers and got it towards the era of light and humanity. Kashmiri nation if follows the Iranian Islamic revolution model than that day is not far away when the slavery of this nation will end.”

The spokesman of Jamaat-e-Islami of the occupied territory, Advocate Zahid Ali, said that Iranian Islamic Revolution and urge of Kashmiris to achieve their rights were deeply linked. Maulana Masroor Abbas Ansari said that Imam Khomeini challenged and triumphed over imperialistic powers.

Iranian Ambassador to India, Ghulam Raza Ansari, in his address said that Iran had cultural links with Kashmir and same should be fostered further. Others who addressed the conference included the adviser of Imam Khameini and ex-speaker of Iranian Parliament, Ayatollah Naatak Noori, senior APHC leader, Maulana Abbas Ansari and Justice (retd) Bashir Ahmed Kirmani.

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