Press Release .

SRINAGAR..Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai , has paid tributes to the martyrs of July 13, 1931, stating that 22 martyrs who fell to the bullets of Dogra forces, setting base for Kashmir’s political struggle and had laid its foundation .Sehrai said,the martyrs had risen against a system that sustained itself on exploitation and denial of political and democratic rights.He said the people of kashmir will and always recognizes their great sacrifice and pays glorious tributes to them not only through occasional ceremonial events, but by actually through their blood and skin.The martyrs of 13 July sacrificed their precious lives against the enforced rule on Kashmiris and this process is continue till date. 

He stated that the Sacrifices offered by July 13 martyrs were aimed at fighting autocracy and inspired people to strive for establishment of a true democratic setup in the state which although , so far not accomplished yet but the people of kashmir is fully committed and relentlessly struggling for such a dream.He said the Kashmiri people irrespective of their age or gender have offered priceless sacrifices of life and limb for the their just political demand .

He said that India was using every tactic including arrests, harassment and the use of brute force to suppress the ongoing political movement but would never succeed in its nefarious designs of preventing the people of Kashmir from continuing their struggle. Sehrai urged the Indian government to give up its rigid stance and grant the Kashmiris their inalienable political right in accordance with wishes and aspirations of people of kashmir.he said,added that, the solution to the suffering of everyone in Kashmir lies in finding a peaceful, negotiated settlement to the crisis.