Nation remembers the warrior Burhan Wani on her 4th martyrdom anniversary today.
Mass public rallies and protests will be held in Azad Jammu and Kashmir to pay tribute to the fighter.
A special prayer meeting will be organized for Wani and his companions who were martyred.
The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) will hold protests in the occupied valley to remember Wani, and to spread a message to the world as well as the United NATIONS That the people of IOK completely reject forcible occupation of their land.
Hurriyat leaders and organizations paid homage to the martyred. They said that he symbolizes the struggle of Kashmiri people who are struggle for their rights for more than seven decades.
Who was Burhan Wani?
Burhan Wani was a resident of Tral and commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen. He was martyred along with two associates by Indian forces ake encounter in Kokernag area on July 8 in 2016. He was popular among the Kashmiris due to his activity on social media where he advocated against Indian rule in Kashmir.
After his martyrdom, several violent protests were held in which at least 100 civilians were killed.
The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader Bilal Siddiqui said referring to Wani’s commitment for the Kashmiris, “It is his valor, grace, devotion, patience and vision and wisdom by virtue of which he has become an icon of resistance.”
Patron of Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement, Farida Bahanji also paid homage to Wani. She said that the world was aware of the impact of martyrdom on the freedom movement of Kashmir.
“The participation of tens of thousands of people in the funerals of Kashmiri martyred youth is the manifestation of people’s hatred against India and their commitment to the freedom cause,”