The effective and multi dimensional personality of ShaheedI Itehad I Millat Moulana Showkat Ahmad Shah cannot be forgotten by any Kashmiri.This was stated by the chairman JKLF Mohammad Yasin Malik in a press statementreleased today in this regard. Yasin Sahib who was barred from taking part in amemorial meeting on Moulana Showkat Sahib, as he continues to be under housearrest said that Moulana Showkat worked continuously for the cause of freedomand his efforts for the unity of Ummah, promotion and publication of Quran and Sunnah,his zeal to promote Quran and Sunnah and communicating it to the newgenerations, his philanthropy ,his works in the field of education and socialwork, his dream of an Islamic University ,establishing free or nonprofit basedheath care centers and his leadership ,all these qualities bear a witness tothe fact that Moulana Showkat was a legendary Figure who cannot be ignored even by his enemies .Yasin Malik saidShowkat sahib worked day in and day out for the cause of unity among theMuslims of Jammu Kashmir. He was a great scholar, brave and straight forwardhuman, a loving and caring brother and a human being who always gave priorityto human cause. His social work, philanthropy and leadership will be always remembered, added Yasin Malik.
A meeting of remembrance was today held at JKLF headquartersMaqbool Manzil in which hundreds of JKLF workers and leaders participated withpassion. The meeting presided over by the vice chairman JKLF advocate Bashir AhmadButt was attended by JKLF (h) chairman Javed Ahmad Mir, known educationist MehmoodUl Hassan Qari and JKLF Leaders EdhiGhulam Rasool Dar, Mohammad Zaman Mir, Javed Ahmed Zargar, Manzoor Mustafa, MirSiraj-ud-Din, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Ajmal Mushtaq ,Sheikh Khalid, MohammadSiddique Shah,Bashir Kashmiri, Professor javed and district presidents and office bearers Bashir Ahmad Rather (Boya), Syed NisarJilani, Abdul Rashid Maglu, Mohammad Ishaq Ganai, Gulzar Ahmed Pehalwan, AbdulSattar, Shaukat Ahmad Dar, Mohammad Ayub Naik, Ashraf Bin Salam andmany others.
.Speaking on the occasion speakers threw light of the Multi-dimensionalpersonality of Shaheed Itehad I Millat Moulana Showkat Ahmad shah. Speakers said that Showkat sahib through his valiant efforts in the fields of religion,social life and politics captures a high place in the history of Kashmir. Hewas at a time a scholar, a speaker, an educationist, a social worker, apolitical leader and a person of always loved to promote unity and love in theranks and files of Muslims in Kashmir. Speakers said that Moulana Shaheed waslike Moulana Sanaullah Amratsari, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and Moulana Altaf HussainHali for Kashmir. He always stood tall and will stay tall for ages to come, addedspeakers. Speakers said that it was his wisdom and hard work that unnerved manyof his enemies and that is why they adopted the theory and philosophy of Ibn Maljamand conspired to kill Moulana Showkat. Speakers said that the freedom struggleof Kashmir is Indebted to these great martyrs like Moulan Showkat Ahmad shahand today while we remember this great soul, we pledge to take the mission ofthese martyrs to its desired goal.