Altaf Hamid Rao,
MIRPUR (AJK): People of Jammu & Kashmir dwelling either side of the line of control and other rest of the world, where they living, would observe the 51st death anniversary of eminent Kashmiri leader and the first supreme head of Azad Jammu & Kashmir government Quaid-e-Kashmir Chaudhry Ghulam Abbas on Tuesday ( today – December 18 ) with full respect and honour coupled with the renewal of the pledge to continue the mission of the departed Kashmiri leader till the liberation of the occupied part of the Jammu Kashmir state from Indian yoke and the accession of entire Jammu Kashmir state to Pakistan, official sources said.
It would be the gazetted holiday across AJK to mark the death anniversary of the eminent Kashmiri leader of freedom struggle and the first supreme head of the AJK government.
In Mirpur a special ceremony to observe the anniversary will be held on Tuesday (today) at 10.00 a.m at Maharoof House Modern Jaboot, in outskirt of Mirpur under the auspices of All Jammu Kashmir Muslim Conference to offer fateha and pay rich tribute to the departed hero of the Kashmir freedom struggle and founder of Azad Jammu Kashmir, Raja Zaffar Maharoom Central Vice President Muslim Conference former Mirpur District Administrator told this Correspondent here Monday.
Quran Khawani will be held in various parts of AJK territory, occupied state and different parts of the country for the departed soul. Special meetings will be held at various places in Azad Jammu Kashmir including Mirpur, Kotli, Muzaffarabad, Bhimber, Bagh, Sudhanoti and Rawalakot under the auspices of the All Jammu Kashmir Muslim Conference to pay glorious tributes to late leader for his remarkable services for the Kashmir freedom movement, Zafar Maharoof said.
Major ceremony to observe the day will be held, at the mazar of late Ch. Ghulam Abbas at Faizabad Rawalpindi December 18 morning under the auspices of Azad Jammu & Kashmir government. Top Kashmiri leaders, mostly belonging to the Muslim Conference including the Party-head and former AJK Prime Minister Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan will address the ceremony.
A large number of people including the Muslim Conference activists from different parts of Azad Kashmir and Pakistan will visit the mausoleum of late Ch. Ghulam Abbas and offer fateha for the departed soul besides offering special prayer for the early success of the Kashmir freedom movement and accession of entire Jammu Kashmir state to Pakistan.
In the schedule special gatherings to mark the day, speakers will pay glorious tributes to the founder leader of the Kashmir freedom movement coupled with renewal of the pledge and determination to follow his foot prints for the completion of his mission of the liberation of occupied Jammu Kashmir state from the Indian tyrannical rule. The anniversary will be observed with the renewal of the pledge to continue the mission of the pioneers of the Kashmir freedom movement to reach the logical end, Maharoof added.