Islamabad, August 31 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter held a demonstration in front of the National Press Club, Islamabad, today, against India’s attempts to abrogate Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution, which guarantees special rights and privileges to the permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

Hurriyat leaders addressing the demonstration warned India that the Kashmiris would frustrate all its conspiracies against the Article 35-A.

It is to mention that the Indian Supreme Court, today, adjourned the hearing in petitions seeking abrogation of Article 35-A till the second week of January 2019.

The speakers said that on one side India was trying to suppress the ongoing liberation movement through military might and on the other was conspiring to change the demography of the territory. They said that for the purpose now India was using its judiciary. They also strongly condemned the use of brute force by the Indian troops against the innocent people of occupied Kashmir.

The speakers included the APHC-AJK Convener, Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, Syed Yousuf Naseem, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, Rafique Dar, Ahmed Nawaz, Showkat Hussain Butt and Abdul Hameed Lone.

Meanwhile, in Muzaffarabad, the male and female students of Kashmir University took out a rally in Muzaffarabad in support of the retention of the Article 35-A. The rally, held under the auspices of Srinagar-based Jammu and Kashmir International Forum for Justice and Human Rights, headed by noted human rights activist, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo. It started from the gate of the university in which besides the professor, political and social figures also participated.

The participants of the rally marched from the university gate to CMH amid slogans against Indian judicial onslaught and the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

Professor Dr Nisar Hamdani, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, Aziz Ahmed Ghazali, Shaukat Javaid Mir, Professor Ilyas Afridi, Professor Dr Rehana Sarwar, Shahid-ul-Haq, Marryam Ashfaq, Kiran Ansar and Bushra Hashmi in their addresses urged India to stop its conspiracies to convert Muslim majority into minority in occupied Kashmir. They said that the nefarious designs of India would never be allowed to succeed in the occupied territory.

They also demanded of the international human rights organizations to take notice of the unconstitutional and illegal act of India in occupied Kashmir.


One Response to “Demos in defence of Article 35-A in Islamabad, Muzaffarabad”

  1. 1. MANMOHAN SINGH RATHORE Says:

    YOU NEED special rights and privileges to DESTROY the FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF permanent residents SPECIALLY MINIORITIES of Jammu and Kashmir.
    SHAME SHAME

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