Urdu statement is enclosed herewith

Press Release

Srinagar, May 19, 2019: On the directions of All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani a high level delegation comprising Hurriyat Secretary General Gh Nabi Sumji, Bilal Ahmad Sidqui, Molvi Bashir Irfani, Gazi Manzoor and Zahid Gulzar visited Tehab, Karimabad and Panzgam villages of Pulwama and Shopian districts to express their deep condolences and heartiest sympathies with grief stricken families whose sons and near and dear ones have been martyred during the preceding days.

Hurriyat leader while paying rich tributes to the said martyrs, blamed India for its reluctance to resolve Kashmir issue by accepting right to self-determination as a most peaceful and democratic formula.

Hurriyat leaders condemned the cordon and search operations conducted by Indian occupation forces during the night hours in the holy month of Ramadan. Leaders expressed their grave concern on the unabated human rights violations and demanded immediate cognizance taken by UN and help resolve Kashmir issue in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Press and Publicity Division