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Malik addresses gathering at Jenab Sahib Soura

Appeals for unity to defend Art 35-A


Srinagar, Aug 22 (KNS): Chairman JKLF, Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday appealed for unity to defend Article 35 –A, which defines permanent residents of the state.
Addressing a gathering on congregational Eid prayers at Jenab Sahib Soura, Malik said Kashmiris will never accept any tinkering with the state subject law.
He said the people of the state will stay united to defend this law as it guarantees “our right to freedom and self determination.”
“The people of Jammu and Kashmir are one on the issue of defending unique identity of their land and will spill blood to defend it,” said Malik.
Emphasizing on the need for unity, he said: “Eid-e-qurban teaches us sacrifice and striving for the righteous cause and we all should keep faith in One Allah and adhere to the teachings of his beloved prophet.”
Malik also praised the valor of those in jails and termed them heroes of the nation. (KNS)