Expressing shock over the Pattan incident in which three bullet ridden bodies of young boys with torture marks was found in mysterious circumstances in an apple orchard at Seeru Dangarpora in North Kashmir’s Pattan town, the Hurrriyat (M) spokesman strongly condemned the killings and said that the gruesome incident raises suspicion and needs to be investigated and the culprits brought to book. The spokesman expressed solidarity and sympathy with all the three bereaved families. According to a statement issued to KNS, meanwhile paying glorious tributes to the freedom fighter Irshad Ahmad Ganaie of Padgampora Pulwama, Hurriyat conference (M) has termed his sacrifice as the priceless asset of freedom struggle. The conglomerate stated that Kashmiris are offering sacrifices of their lives and property from decades onwards, adding, the best tribute to the martyrs would be to show complete commitment and resolve towards the freedom struggle to take their mission forward to the logical conclusion. Hurriyat (M) stated that the delaying tactics would no way force the Kashmiris to retreat from their legitimate struggle besides if the Kashmir issue remains unresolved, nobody could guarantee whether the peace and stability would prevail in the region. The statement further condemned the use of force on mourners who took part in the funeral procession of the rebel commander. Terming the discriminatory treatment of Kashmiri students enrolled in Udaipur College as a cause of concern, the conglomerate stated that Kashmiris studying outside Kashmir are subjected to mental and physical torture by the communal goons and authorities of the colleges. It said that the situation was such that many Kashmiri students were expelled from universities and colleges for just having contrary political beliefs. It stated that state government has completely failed to provide security to the students studying outside Kashmir. The statement denounced the use of force and arrests of students at Kashmir University who peacefully expressed their political sentiments. It stated that it was highly unfortunate and condemnable that Kashmir university, instead become a seat of highest learning, has become a seat of promoting political propaganda of the state. It said that such events taking part in the university have questioned the credibility of university, adding; besides it has harmed the sacredness of the highest learning institutions.
2015 Kashmir Despatch