BRUSSELS: Speakers at a seminar in Brussels called upon the Indian government to hand over of the bodies of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Butt to their families for proper funeral and decent burial.The seminar was organised by Kashmir Council EU in connection with anniversaries of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Butt.
Speakers of the seminar demanded an immediate handing over of the bodies of both Kashmir freedom leaders to their families in Kashmir for proper funeral prayers.
A large number of Kashmiris and their supporters attended the seminar for paying rich tribute to the martyred leaders.
Speaking at the seminar Chairman Kashmir Council EU Ali Raza Syed condemned the imposition of strict restrictions in all across Indian Held Kashmir by the authorities on anniversaries of both martyred leaders.
He also denounced the house arrest and detention of a number of leaders in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) on the occasion.
Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observe the martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri liberation leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt.
Muhammad Maqbool Butt was hanged in Tihar Jail of New Delhi on the 11th February in 1984 for his leading role in the Kashmiris’ on-going liberation struggle. He was buried in the premises of the prison.
Muhammad Afzal Guru was hanged and buried at the same Tehar prison by the Indian Authorities on Feb 9, 2013.