Ex-IOK CM Farooq Abdullah pledges support to Hurriyat leaders
December 7, 2016
SRINAGAR (92 News) – Former Indian Occupied Kashmir chief minister and National Conference President Farooq Abdullah pledged support to Hurriyat leaders, asking them to carry the "movement for azaadi to its conclusion".
Addressing party workers at the mausoleum of his father and founder of the National Conference, Abdullah told Hurriyet leaders his party was not against them, but would give full support to the them "to take the movement for azaadi to its conclusion".
"Move ahead, we are with you. We have given our lives for this movement," he said.
The former IoK CM said that the people talking of "freedom" were indulging in propaganda. He also said the "fire" in the Valley would not be extinguished till India and Pakistan do justice with the people of the state.
"Remember this, till this fire is there, it cannot be extinguished till India and Pakistan do justice with us, with the people of Kashmir. The more they try to extinguish this fire, the more it will rise," he said.
He asked his party workers not to be away from "this struggle". "We are a part of this struggle. We have fought regularly for the interests of this Valley," he said.