Srinagar: Democratic freedom Party Chairman Shabir Ahmad shah was arrested near Pampore along with others while he was on his way to Tral, Pulwama. Muslim conference Chairman Shabir Ahmad Dar, Islamic Political party Chairman Muhammad Yusuf Naqash along with dozen of party activists were also arrested. The party was going to pay tributes to Shaheed Sajad Ahmad Mir.
Freedom party has strongly condemned the arrests and said that the martyrs of the Valley have internationalised the Kashmir issue. Party paid glowing tributes to Sajad Ahmad lone and said that nation is indebted to the martyrs who have laid down their lives from 1947. “Party feels that the Hurriyat leaders have attained name and fame only because of these sacrifices who have fought the illegal occupation of India and brought the Kashmir issue at the international levels. It is because of these martyRs that after Palestine, Kashmir is the second most important issue at the international levels,” party said. Freedom party thinks that it is the responsibility of the pro-freedom groups to reach to the people and reach the freedom movement at the grassroots level so that the supreme sacrifices will be safeguarded and the mission is reached to its logical conclusion. Freedom party says that Indi is responsible for not finding political solution to the Kashmir issue. “India has always been using oppressive tactics to suppress the genuine voices of people of the State. We strongly condemn the undemocratic arrest of Shabir Ahmad Shah, Muhammad Yusuf Naqash, Shabir Ahmad Dar,” spokesman said.