Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today expressed shock at firing by Indian armed forces at an 80-year old man Abdul Qayoom and his old wife in Tral and wondered how barbaric can the state get.
He expressed deep concern and anguish over blocking of intra district movement of vehicles carrying essentials such as medicines vegetables and milk to Srinagar city especially to shehr-e-khas and imposition of round the clock curfew as a revenge against people by the antihuman regime.
“If the regime thinks it will weaken the people’s resolve and we will be brought down on our knees and will give up, they are living in a fool’s paradise. In fact the more they repress us the more we will resist. Mirwaiz said in this crisis situation created by the vengeful state, each one of us has to redouble our efforts and help and support each other in every possible way. Adversity is a great teacher in a nation’s moral and character building,” he said.
Referring to 2014 floods, Mirwaiz said that the way the people, especially the youth rescued people whom the then government had left to its own mercy and the way they helped in rehabilitation and offering support to the affected was a big lesson that we learnt in self-reliance, resilience and fortitude which today is helping them to stand up against such might and tyranny.
He commended the volunteers for their daring young, for their dedication and commitment in the present crisis.
In connection with the current embargo he said a help line by Dar Ul Khair Mirwaiz Manzil has been set up and those in urgent need should call at 9419017890 for help after getting in touch with the local masjid committee. (PTK)