- Nazir Shawl to head UK-based Kashmir Joint Resistance Committee
BIRMINGHAM: Representatives of different political, social and religious organisations of the Kashmiri diaspora on Tuesday participated in an All-Party Conference, organised by Nazir Ahmed Shawl and Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo here in Birmingham.
In his telephonic address to the conference from Srinagar, All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that all Kashmiri people were united under the joint resistance leadership against the Indian occupation.
He suggested to the participants to form a joint resistance committee on the pattern of the joint Hurriyat leadership to promote the cause at the international level in unison with the existing ground realities to evolve a cohesive narrative for ascertaining the will of the Kashmiri people.
This suggestion was debated at length and finally it was agreed to form a Kashmir Joint Resistance Committee with Nazir Shawl as its convener. On the occasion, Shawl welcomed the participants and appealed to debate the situation summed up in the slogan – incredible India’s incredible terrorism.
Barrister Tramboo reminded the participants of the role that diaspora had played during the last 30 years to highlight the Kashmir cause. Others who addressed the conference included Muhammad Ghalib, Fazal Ahmed Qadri, Najeeb Afsar, Inamul Haque, Dr Shokat Hussain, Chaudhry Khadim Hussain, Zainab Khan, Muhammad Saqib, Raja Sikandar Khan, Zubair Awan, Saeed Mughal and Sajid Yousaf.
The representatives of the Tehreek-e-Kashmir, Kashmir Liberation Organisation, Jammu Kashmir People’s Party, JKLF-R, Kashmir Tehreek-e-Insaf, National People’s Party, Kashmir Concern, Sunni Hurriyat Council, Liberation League, Global Pakistan, Kashmir Supreme Council, Pakistan People’s Party and the Pakistan Muslim League-N also attended the conference.