Srinagar: Senior Hurriyat leader of Maqbooza Kashmir Syed Ali Gilani has passed away.
According to the Kashmir Media Service (KMS), the death of the 92-year-old Hurriyat leader was also confirmed by his family. He has been under house arrest for the past few years.
According to a press release issued by the All Party Hurriyat Conference Jammu and Kashmir, his funeral prayers will be offered at various places.
According to the Kashmir Media Service, after the death of the senior Hurriyat leader, the occupying Indian security forces in occupied Kashmir have closed the roads with barbed wire outside his house and increased the number of occupying personnel.
Meanwhile, the Indian occupying security forces started pressuring Syed Ali Gilani’s family for burial. The occupying security forces said that if he was not buried in half an hour, he would be buried in an unknown grave.
It may be recalled that on November 12, 2019, Hurriyat leader Ali Gilani had written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan in which he thanked the Prime Minister for highlighting the Kashmir issue.
Ali Gilani wrote in the letter that
The way the Kashmir issue was discussed at the UN is commendable, I also thank the people of Pakistan for highlighting the Kashmir issue and the sacrifices of Kashmiris.
He prayed in the letter that Allah Almighty give Imran Khan courage and strength, Allah Almighty chose Imran Khan to lead Pakistan. Internet and mobile service is closed in Occupied Kashmir. The Indian Army is targeting youth, children, women and the weak.
Born on September 29, 1929, Syed Ali Gilani was a powerful voice in the struggle against the 72-year-old Indian occupation of occupied Kashmir. What happened to the form?
Ali Shah Gilani is a political leader of Occupied Kashmir from Sopore town in Baramulla district. Occupied Kashmir was in favor of Pakistan’s accession.
Senior Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gilani has been a member of the Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir, while he has also formed a separate party, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, which is part of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference.
Senior Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gilani is a member of the well-known international Muslim forum “Rabita-e-Alam-e-Islami”.
Hurriyat leaders are the first Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders to get this membership. Prior to this, personalities like Syed Abu Ali Maududi and Syed Abu Al Hassan Ali Nadvi have been members of the “Rabita Alam Islami” forum from the subcontinent.
As well as being a freedom fighter, he is also a person with a passion for knowledge and literature and was a big fan of Allama Iqbal. He has written memoirs of his time in captivity in the form of a book called “Rudad Cage”. That is why he spent most of his life in Indian jails.
On August 14, 2020, President Dr. Arif Alvi conferred the Pakistan Insignia on Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gilani.
During the ceremony at the Presidency, President Dr. Arif Alvi presented Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gilani with the Pakistan Insignia. Hurriyat Conference Azad Kashmir Branch received the Pakistan Insignia for Syed Ali Gilani. Given due to unparalleled struggle.