Complete shutdown being observed on Maqbool Butt’s anniversary in IIOJK


In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to mark the 38th martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt.

Call for the shutdown has been given by All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Masarrat Aalam Butt, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front.

India had hanged Muhammad Maqbool Butt in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on 11th February in 1984 for his leading role in the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement and buried him in the premises of the prison.

APHC leaders, paying rich tributes to Muhammad Maqbool Butt, maintained that the martyrs are the real assets of the Kashmiris’ freedom struggle against Indian yoke. They said the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs will not be allowed to go waste and their mission will be accomplished at all costs.

They maintained that the Kashmiri people would continue to pursue the martyrs’ mission with more determination and vigour. They said freedom from Indian bondage is the only way to end Kashmiris’ woes.