JK News Today
Srinagar: November 12
Top separatist leadership has postponed “ Lal Chowk Chalo “ programme in response to the request of Sikh community.
The march to historic Lal Chowk was scheduled for Monday , which coincided with the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism . The Sikh leaders had urged the separatist leadership to defer the “ Lal Chowk “ march to exempt November 14 from such a march.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq , Yasin Malik said in a joint statement that, “we believe in the golden ethos of religious freedom and tranquility. They said that age old strong social and communal fabric stands testimony to our rich and glorious past. Giving details, pro-freedom leaders said that on 14 November 2016 only “Lal Chowk Chaloo” program has been postponed rest of the day’s activities remain unchanged.
He separatist leadership while congratulating Sikh community, have said that like Sikhs, Pundits, Buddhists, Christians and all other sects are inseparable entity of our society and we respect and honor everybody’s sentiments.
Leaders said , “ we don’t believe in hypocrisy and dualism like the puppets of Indian rulers, who lockdown the Mosques here but participate in the religious activities of others, proving the intimacy and familiarity to their coalition partners. Pro-Freedom Leadership once again strongly criticized the Jamia Masjid lockdown and preventing the people to offer Friday prayers and said that India has curtailed and curbed not only our political, social and individual freedom but out religious liberties are also denied and this auspicious action is done by none other than the Muslims stooges of the forced oppressor.”
Leaders said that beating the drum of “democratically elected government” Indian rulers carry out every undemocratic move and subject the whole population to the worst king of human rights violations, through these “elected henchmen” for the last 70 years.
They said that they “upheld our traditional, religious and cultural harmony in the darkest days of the partition when every nook and corner of the sub-continent was up no flames and human blood and flesh was dissipated everywhere. But ours was the only place where there was calm, appreciated and endorsed by the Indian father of nation as well.”