Srinagar, July 13: J&K Peoples Movement (JKPM) has paid glowing tributes to the July 13, 1931 martyrs.
In a press release, JKPM Vice President Advocate Syed Iqbal Tahir said their martyrdom marked the beginning of a long struggle against injustices and oppression meted out to the people of J&K at the hands of autocratic rulers. He further said that the martyrs laid down their lives against a regime of oppression and tyranny.
“This day is remembered as the beginning of the struggle of the people of Jammu and Kashmir for protecting their dignity and honour and upholding the values of democracy, social justice and human rights”, JKPM leader remarked adding that sacrifice of the valiant martyrs continues to be the torchbearer for the people especially youth of the state in their fight for basic rights, freedom of expression and safeguarding the peculiar identity of J&K.
Iqbal Tahir added that it was the sincerity of their mission that the sacrifices of the martyrs were being still remembered by the people of the state with the same spirit, respect and zest.
JKPM reiterates the resolve to fight for safeguarding honour and dignity of the people of J&K and restoration of peace, justice and civilian liberties.