Shabbir announces ‘Tamgha-e-Jurrat’ for Burhan Wani

Srinagar, July 06, 2017 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, APHC General Secretary and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmad Shah has announced the posthumous title “Tamgha-e-Jurrat” for martyr Burhan Muzaffar Wani for his courage, steadfastness and immense contribution to the freedom movement of Kashmir. He also called for remembering the birthplace of Burhan Wani as Burhan Valley. Shabbir Ahmad Shah made the announcement at a high-level meeting called at the party’s Sanat Nagar headquarters in Srinagar. He said that he would personally hand over the title on behalf of Kashmiri people to the family of Burhan Wani as soon as authorities release him from house detention.

In his address during the meeting, he said the way Burhan Wani highlighted the freedom struggle of Kashmir across the world and gave a new direction to the movement is a guide for our coming generations. He hailed the people of Tral for their strong resilience and pro-freedom spirit and said the step to remember the birthplace of Burhan Wani as Burhan Valley was taken so that coming generations would also remember and learn about brave martyrs.

Meanwhile, a party delegation led by its General Secretary Abdullah Tari visited the residence of Shaheed Burhan Wani and offered a shawl to the father of the martyred commander. He also conveyed the message of Shabbir Ahmad Shah to Muzaffar Wani, father of Burhan Wani. Paying glowing tributes to Burhan Wani and his two associates, Abdullah Tari paid tributes to all the martyrs of Kashmir and said as soon as Shabbir Ahmad Shah is released from house detention, he will personally honour the family of Shaheed Burhan Wani.

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