Srinagar, Nov 18: Prophet (PBUH) is the torch bearer for not only Muslim Ummah, but the whole humanity as well. His message is not specific to any race, region, creed, tribe or any group, but any ailing, fractured, torn or disturbed society, can be benefited by his teachings to overcome every hurdle for peace and prosperity, oneness and brotherhood.
This was stated in a Seerat Conference at Hyderpora by political, religious leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Yaseen Malik, Ashraf Sehraie, Advocate Zahid Ali, Gh. Nabi Sumji, Altaf Hussain Nadvi, Syed Shams-u-Rehman and Molvi Bashir Irfani.
In his presidential address chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani said that a land of anarchy and bloodshed, brutality and injustice was at the brink of extinct, but his arrival created such a morally sound society that in a short span of just 2 decades it ruled whole Arab and with a certain and loud message of this system spreading beyond the their borders.
His devoted and dedicated companions under the auspicious guidance of world’s most visionary personality, worked hard to implement His teaching in practicality, giving birth to an Islamic state where from the rays of prosperity, moral highness and justice peeped through the darkness of whole world.
Mentioning the sacrifices of thousands of our prisoners he said that Sang Parivaar is only prolonging their custody using judicial tools and Mr. Shabir Ahamad Shah, Peer Saifullah, Altaf Ahamad Shah, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Meraj-ud-Din Kalwal, Nayeem Ahamad Khan, Shahid-ul-Islam, Farooq Ahamad Dar, Shahid Yousaf, Syed Shakeel Ahmad, Zahoor Ahamad Watali, Asia Andrabi, Fahmeedah Sofi, Naheedah Nasreencontinue to bear the brunt of this victimization for more than a year now. Similarly for the last 9 years Mr. Dr. G. M. Bhat is languishing in Tihar jail and the list of fake witness (240), out of which only 33 have surfaced in these 9 years and if the judicial pace is same it may need another 50 years for judicial pears to testify his charges.
He said that shifting of aged and ailing Hurriyat leader Gh Mohammad Khan Sopori to a Haryana jail is nothing but victimization and revenge. He further said that it is disgraceful and shameful for the so-called Indian democracy to slap a pro-freedom leader Masrat Aalam public safety act 36th time. Their own courts have quashed his detention several times, but authorities can not dare to let him free.
Speaking on the occasion, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehraie said that Prophet (PBUH) was designated a pious mission of establishing the rule of Quran and Sunnah. As Islam can never thrive and flourish under the shadow of any other religion or faith.
He said that we too have to strive for establishing such system of governance as we believe it is the only way to lead the ailing humanity to peace and prosperity.
Addressing this auspicious gathering JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik said that the life of Prophet (PBUH) is a deep ocean and it can quench the thirst of every needy who has the will and wish to do so. He said that unity on basis of Quran and Sunah is the only remedy for all ours ills.
JK Govt yet to get intimation on ECI teams visit
Srinagar, Jan 23: Jammu and Kashmir government is yet to get a formal intimation from the Election Commission of India of a proposed visit of a commission’s team for on spot assessment of the situation for Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state.
Official sources privy to developments on the conduct of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state told that neither the government nor the office of Chief Electoral officer has got a formal intimation from the election commission of India on the visit of a team of the commission expected to make an on spot assessment of the situation before the commission takes a call on the simultaneous conduct of Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state or the holding of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections separately.
A top government official on conditions of anonymity told, “We are yet to get both the government and the office of the chief electoral officer is yet to get any intimation on the proposed visit of a team of the election commission of India for on spot assessment of the situation before a final decision on simultaneous or separate conduct of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state.
However may be we get a call from the election commission of India on the proposed visit of its team even on January 27 as speculated in some media reports.”
Earlier, there were reports that a team of the Election Commission will soon visit Jammu and Kashmir to review the situation with political leaders and other stakeholders on polls in the state.
“A team of Election Commission will visit the state soon to have a review of situation with political leaders and other stakeholders for holding the elections,” state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shailendra Kumar had said.
On the issue of holding of simultaneous polls, the CEO informed that his office had already taken necessary steps for holding the elections, but decision lies with the Election Commission, who would take a final call at an appropriate time after taking all aspects into consideration.
Injured Habba Kadal youth responding to treatment
Srinagar, Jan 23: The youth from Srinagar’s Habba Kadal area, who was critically injured after CRPF personnel allegedly hurled a stone at him on Tuesday, is responding to the treatment, doctors at SK Institute of Medical Sciences told The Kashmir Monitor.
Mohammad Younis, who, as per his family, had gone to fetch vegetables, suffered a skull fracture after a stone hit him during clashes in Habba Kadal.
Initially, he was taken to SMHS hospital but the doctors referred him to SKIMS as he was stated to be critical.
Medical Superintendent (MS), SKIMS Dr Farooq Jan said that Younis is being treated in the surgical observation unit of the hospital.
“Patient is okay. As of now, there is no need to worry. We are closely monitoring him,” he said.
The CRPF spokesman had claimed the youth “slipped and fell down while being chased”.
Weatherman predicts week-long dry spell in Valley
Srinagar, Jan 23: After three-day long wet spell across Kashmir, the weather on Wednesday showed improvement with local meteorological department forecasting dry weather till January 29.
The three-day-long wet spell ended across the Valley today. The MeT department had predicted improvement in the weather conditions from Tuesday evening.
The local Meteorological department told that there is no forecast of rain or snowfall across the Valley till January 29 here, saying that the weather would remain cloudy on Jan 25.
Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan has issued fresh avalanche warning for nine avalanche prone districts of Kashmir division on Wednesday.
The warning has been issued for the avalanche prone areas of district Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh of J&K state.
As per a hand out, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has asked the Deputy Commissioners of all these districts to advise the people living in avalanche prone areas not to venture out to avoid the loss of lives.
The Div Com also directed the concerned DCs to take all the precautionary measures and to keep the SDRF, Police and Para-medical staff with ambulances in readiness to avert any untoward incident.
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