Srinagar, August 09, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have paid glowing tributes to prominent martyred leader, Sheikh Abdul Aziz ahead of his martyrdom anniversary. The spokesman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party in a statement issued in Srinagar said Sheikh Abdul Aziz is an asset of the ongoing resistance movement. He was a long-time friend and well-wisher of illegally detained DFP Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah.
He said Sheikh Abdul Aziz and Shabbir Ahmad Shah spent lot of time together and faced hardships jointly in the way of freedom. Both the leaders led historical ‘Muzaffarabad Challo’ march during 2008 uprising in which Sheikh Abdul Aziz was martyred by the men in uniform near Chahel Uri on August 11, 2008.
The spokesman while paying tributes to Sheikh Abdul Aziz said that he had dedicated his life to the great cause of freedom. He was an enthusiastic freedom-loving youth who played an active role in forming pro-freedom groups and parties. He did not hesitate in leading the brave hearts on forefront and when his services were needed at political front, he proved his worth.
Illegally detained Veteran Hurriyat leader, Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori in a statement issued in Srinagar, also paid tributes to Sheikh Abdul Aziz. He reiterated that the sacred mission of martyrs like Sheikh Abdul Aziz would be taken forward at any cost. He said martyrs like Sheikh Abdul Aziz are the real assets and torch-bearers of the ongoing freedom struggle.
Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League Chairman Mukhtar Ahmad Waza while addressing different public meetings in Islamabad district paid rich tributes to Sheikh Abdul Aziz. He asked for peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute. He was accompanied by Nisar Ahmad Rather, Shabbir Ahmad, Padder and Javaid Ahmad Wani. Hurriyat leader Muhammad Shaif in a statement also paid tributes to Sheikh Abdul Aziz on his 10th martyrdom anniversary.
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