NC posts 1931 image to recall Kashmir’s “struggle for dignity and identity”

Arun Joshi
Jammu, July 13

For the primary time in a number of many years, National Conference, whereas paying tributes on ‘Martyrs Day’, put up a black and white image of July 13, 1931, on its twitter deal with, as a chilling reminder of what occurred on the day 89 years in the past. 

The image exhibits lifeless our bodies mendacity on cots and an enormous crowd providing prayers in line with Islamic traditions. 

The {photograph} was captioned: “NC President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Mr. @OmarAbdullah pay glowing tributes to the Martyrs of 13th July, 1931 on Martyrs day today.”

Kashmiri Parties have been observing today because the ‘Martyrs Day’, to commemorate the reminiscence of individuals killed whereas protesting towards the monarchy. However, the choice view is that it was the depth of the ugly incidents involving scaring minorities and looting their properties that resulted within the firing that killed these Kashmiris hail as “martyrs.”

The police have cordoned off all areas to forestall anybody from reaching the graveyard the place the our bodies have been buried. Over the years, all Kashmir-centric events and their leaders would make it some extent to supply floral tributes and the day was listed as a state vacation. The NC and different events have issued statements hailing the “martyrs” and their contribution in beginning a “struggle for freedom from tyranny.”

The assertion of former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah whose father Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah was the main gentle of Kashmir politics for many years within the final century, 1931 is being recalled to ship a message of Kashmiri satisfaction of the passed by century.

Farooq mentioned the day of 13th July is the day of the assertion of Jammu & Kashmir’s id and rights of its folks. He mentioned: “The day marks the shift from stoicism to dynamism. It was a fight of the tyrannized against a tyrant, of the oppressed against oppressors. It was on that day that a martyr who was breathing his last had told Sher-e-Kashmir that he had done his duty and that it was his duty now to proceed ahead, he said.”


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