S. A Haidri
Haveli: Lauding the resilience of people settled in the areas adjacent to LoC Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir (PM AJK) Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan has said that people living on Line of Control are patriotic soldiers who along with Pakistan Army have been braving Indian aggression with courage and resilience.
Prime Minister made these assertions while addressing a function held in connection with 5th death anniversary of Chaudhary Talib Hussain here on Wednesday. Prime Minister stated that Kashmiri living on both sides of Line of Control are facing Indian aggression and they will not compromise on anything until they get liberation from Indian occupation.
Prime Minister stated, “The innocent civilians living on Line of Control including children and women are not safe from Indian atrocities, Indian Armed forces are continuously targeting civilian population on LOC”. Prime Minister AJK said that the situation in the occupied Kashmir was highly alarming due to deteriorating human rights situation in the region.
He stated that the United Nations have acknowledged the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people but India was trying to suppress the voice of Kashmiris by the use of brute force. India he said have deployed over 8 million military and paramilitary forces that makes it world’s most militarized zone. The disputed territory he said has been turned into a military garrison where people have been chanting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.
While paying tribute to Late Ch. Talib Hussain, PM AJK said that he was a humble, polite and sympathetic person who always worked for humanity. “Ch. Talib Hussain dedicated his life for the masses and his political role was remarkable, we have to maintain his vision”, Prime Minister maintained.
Referring to development process in Haveli district, PM AJK said that the government was cognizant of difficulties and problems being faced by people of Haveli. He said that the incumbent government was taking concrete measures to resolve the problems faced by the people of the area. “A new era of development will usher in the region and new projects of construction and development will be initiated in Haveli to remove economic backwardness once and for all” Prime Minister said.
Prime Minister added that people of district Haveli were facing Indian atrocities every day.