Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq, father of Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was shot dead by Indian agents at his residence in Srinagar on 21 May in 1990. The new uprising had been started just one year before. Blood of martyrs infuse new vigour in the Kashmiris’ freedom movement.
APHC leader, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone was killed by Indian agents in Srinagar on the same day in 2002 when he was returning from Eidgah after addressing a public gathering. The gathering was held to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Mirwaiz Farooq.
70 mourners were killed in Hawal area of Srinagar when Indian troops opened fire on Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq’s funeral procession.
Kashmiris will not forget the sacrifices of their martyrs like Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone.
Kashmiris reiterate pledge to continue martyrs’ mission till success. Kashmiris are determined to accomplish martyrs’ mission, come what may.
Indian atrocities for the past over 7 decades have failed to suppress the Kashmiris’ spirit for freedom. Kashmiris are destined to succeed; India’s defeat is writing on the wall.
Kashmiris’ freedom struggle is being written by the blood of martyrs. Kashmiris will not allow anyone to betray the blood of martyrs.Best way to pay homage to martyrs is to jointly fight against Indian illegal occupation.
APHC has appealed for strike on 21 May to commemorate martyrdom anniversaries of Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone.
On 21 May, 2021, people in IIOJK will display placards, distribute leaflets outside Mosques in memory of martyrs, Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone.