Protests in IOK against braid chopping

Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has made it clear to India that Kashmir is basically a human and political dispute, which cannot be resolved by killing people.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said that efforts aimed at changing the disputed nature of Jammu and Kashmir were doomed to fail as more than 18 resolutions passed by UN Security Council guaranteed the right to self-determination to the Kashmiri people. He deplored that Indian government continued with its iron fist policy in Kashmir to muzzle the genuine struggle for freedom. The Mirwaiz also expressed concern over chopping of Kashmiri women’s braids in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have paid glowing tributes to martyrs, Wasim Ahmad Shah and Nasir Ahmad Mir and said the youth are sacrificing their lives for a sacred cause.

Bilal Sidiqee accompanied by party leaders including Sheikh Musaib and Riyaz Ahmad, addressed various gatherings in Shopian and extended his condolences and sympathies with the grieved families. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, protests erupted in Sopore area of Baramulla district on Monday after a woman’s braid was chopped off in the town.

A woman of Ningli area of Sopore, in her fifties, said braid choppers broke into her house and cut her braid. This is the third such incident in the area in less than twenty-four hours. Yesterday, two women said their braids were chopped off. »

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New Delhi, October 16 (KMS): Veteran Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader, D Raja, has said that Kashmir is a disputed territory, which needs to be resolved politically.

D Raja, who is also CPI-M Secretary, talking to media persons in New Delhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policy on Kashmir had flopped, completely. He urged Modi to accept the disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir and initiate talks to resolve the issue, politically. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the liaison committee members of the civil society have decided to hold meetings to create awareness among people, particularly in Jammu region, about the nefarious designs of the Indian government against Article 35A of the Indian Constitution.

The members of the liaison committee including Advocate Ghulam Nabi Shaheen, Advocate Mir Javaid, Muzaffar Shah, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam and Sardar Jagmohan Singh Raina will meet individually and collectively to the people of Jammu region and would apprise them about the sinister designs of the Indian government regarding the repeal of the Article 35A. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that efforts aimed at changing the disputed nature of Kashmir are doomed to fail.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said that innocent persons would continue to get killed as long as forces enjoy unbridled powers and the dispute on Kashmir remains unresolved. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association has condemned the killing of civilian, Gulzar Ahmad Mir of Allaypora, and injuring of 24 civilians in Indian forces’ action at Litter in Pulwama.

HCBA spokesperson in a statement issued in Srinagar denounced the police action at Boniyar, Uri, where, to rescue a braid chopper, they ransacked the houses of the residents besides firing pellets on them. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Tehereek-e-Khawateen (KTK) and Jammu and Kashmir Cultural Sufi Society have condemned the unabated incidents of braid chopping.

The KTK Chairperson Zamaruda Habib in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed concern over growing continued incidents of forced braid chopping in Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference while commenting on recent remarks of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh suggesting that Vallabhbhai Patel was not allowed to act freely to resolve the Kashmir issue was an admission that Kashmir was not a part of India.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said Kashmir continues to be a dispute and India itself took it to the United Nations. Referring to Rajnath’s statement, the spokesman said, “Indian home minister admits that Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru stopped Sardar Patel from merging Kashmir with India. This testifies our claim that Kashmir is not part of India,” he said. »

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Srinagar, October 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thirty years old, Afroza Begum, was in the kitchen of her around five kilometers from Sopore town when some braid choppers barged into her house and cut her hair.

“I was in the kitchen when someone held my hair from behind and I lost consciousness. After gaining back consciousness, I found people surround me and my hair had been cut,” Begum said. She was shifted to sub-district hospital Sopore for treatment, and doctors found no affliction of psychological disturbance. »

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