Reacting to the statement issued by Dr. Jitender Singh a minister of state in prime minister’s office of India, All Parties Hurriyat Conference, termed the said statement as a sheer ignorance about the history of partition of India. Spokesperson said that Dr. Jitender Singh either mocks with the history or on foreseeing a logical defeat in Kashmir adopts an ostrich posture to deceive himself.

On intimidating, the journalist fraternity, directing them not to mention the word “issue” with Kashmir, the spokesperson termed it ridiculous and an act of distortion about the proven historical realities about the internationally accepted Kashmir issue.

Spokesperson by posing a question to Dr. Jitender Singh asked him which country has placed Kashmir issue before the UN? The presence of UN observers in Jammu and Kashmir is yet another clear proof that it is a disputed territory. The Spokesperson suggested Dr. Singh to have a fresh look on the history of Kashmir where people are engaged in a legitimate struggle for right to self determination for the last seventy years.

Spokesman condemned the recent arrest spree in the nook and corner of the valley and termed it as the worst form of state-terrorism to push youth to the wall and disturb their Social life. The spokesperson while giving details about the state policy of repression and suppression against the innocent civilians, said that the kith and kins of the incarcerated youth on their visit to the Hurriyat head office narrated woeful stories of barbarism. Reyaz Ahmad Ahanger S/o Abdul Gani of Humhama faced a dozen of FIR’s fictitiously lodged against him and finally he has been shifted to District jail Kathua by slaping PSA on him. Similarly Reyaz Ahmad Malik S/o Mohammad Ramzan, Zahid Ahmad Nala S/o Gh. Mohammad, Asim Yasin Malik S/o Mohammad Yaseen all residents of Arwani, Islamabad and Bilal Ahmad Ganie S/o Bashir Ahmad, Ashiq Hussain S/o Gh. Mohammad, Parvez Ahmad Ganie S/o Bashir Ahmad residents of Hasanpora, Islamabad, have been detained in District Jail Kathua against the draconian Public Safety Act. Spokesperson condemned the physical tortures of Feroz Ahmad Dar at the hands of cruel jail authorities at District Jail Udhampur. The spokesperson termed the use of brute force against the detenues as a grave violation of human rights and demand high level probe by UNHRC.