Siraj calls for national dialogue on Kashmir.


ISLAMABAD -- Jamaat-e-Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq has called for holding a national dialogue to devise a strategy for the liberation of oppressed people of Kashmir from Indian yoke.

Addressing a historic Kashmir Solidarity March in Islamabad on Sunday, he also demanded the UN to establish a Kashmir fund to support the people who were starving to death and spending a life like prisoners for five months in the Indian held region.

Thousands of people including women and children participated in the rally which was addressed by Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan, JI Secretary General Ameerul Azim, JI Naib Emir Liaqat Baloch and others.

Holding flags of Pakistan and AJK and banners and placards inscribed with slogans condemning Indian atrocities in the IHK, they chanted full throat slogans in support of the struggle of Kashmiris against occupied forces.

'The government must initiate dialogue with national leadership and devise a roadmap to save the lifeline of the country,' said the JI Emir. He added the freedom of Kashmir was necessary to thwart the 'Akhand Bharat' ideology and design of the Modi government to turn Pakistan into a desert. He also warned that people of Pakistan would never allow the government to make any underhand deal on Kashmir, adding the rulers could not survive a day in case they tried to sell the jugular vein of the country.

The JI chief regretted that rulers of a powerful Islamic and atomic country who were expected to fight the case of the oppressed Muslims of the world even failed to take a bold stance on Kashmir which was incomplete agenda of the realization of Pakistan. He said the Kashmir freedom struggle was legitimate as the UN itself granted Kashmiris the right to self determination. He regretted that those who...

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