Altaf Hamid Rao,
MIRPUR (AJK):Speakers, at a special ceremony here on Wednesday, paid rich tributes to late Prof. Khan Zaman Mirza, an eminent worker of Pakistan and Kashmir freedom movement, historian, writer, intellectual and author of scores of books on Kashmir, for his meritorious services for the Kashmir cause through his intellect and pen.
The ceremony was held to mark the 18th death anniversary of the learned scholar Prof. Khan Zaman Mirza, under the auspices of his son Humayoon Zaman Mirza-led Jammu & Kashmir Human Rights Commission, an AJK-based rights outfit.
Paying rich tributes to Prof. Khan Zaman Mirza, speakers including President District Bar Association Mirpur Ch. Abdul Aziz Pothi Advocate, Educationist and Head Teacher Govt. Pilot High School Mirpur Ch.Muhammad Ajayab, the host Humayoon Zaman Mirza and others said that late Prof. Zaman was a true patriot, a famous thinker, writer, historian and active worker of the Kashmir freedom movement who lend all of his potentials and services from each core of his heart for projecting the Kashmir cause both at home and abroad in an effective manner through his intellect and pen.
They said that Prof. Khan Zaman had full command on writing and sincerely spent his whole life apprising the world of the importance of the Kashmir freedom movement and the Kashmiris legitimate right to self determination.
Speakers said that late Prof. Zaman was an outspoken, brave, courageous and bold person who always effectively advocated his view point over the Kashmir cause reflective of the true aspirations of the people of the Jammu and Kashmir state and their struggle for the freedom of the motherland from long Indian tyrannical rule.
Speakers said that the great services of Prof. Khan Zaman Mirza will be all remembered. They emphasized the need of continuing the mission of Prof. Khan Zaman Mirza promoting his forceful writings to apprise the world of the importance of Kashmiris indigenous struggle for freedom and the early grant of right of self determination to Kashmiris in the light of international commitments.