Srinagar, May 20 : Paying rich tributes to the Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone and Mirwaiz Moulana Mohammad Farooq on their anniversaries, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani said that both the leaders played a glaring role for the ongoing movement for right to self-determination.
Recalling his personal relation with both the leaders, Hurriyat (G) chairman in a statement issued said that he always treated them as younger brothers.
“They had immense leadership qualities and had dedicated their lives for the sacred cause of freedom movement,” he said.
While recalling their valuable contributions for the ongoing movement, he expressed his hope that their followers and fans shall lead their mission with zeal and zest and stand as a mountains against those who are hell-bent to exploit their sacrifices for their petty interests.
Terming Moulana farooq as an Islamic scholar and great orator and Abdul Gani Lone a seasoned politician and a statesman, Hurriyat (G) chairman urged the people to observe a complete shutdown on May 21, 2019 and make “Eidgah Chaloo” programme a grand success to commemorate their martyrdom.