India cannot quill a religious organization by banning it: Hami

ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of Carvan-e-Islami, Maulana Ghulam Rasool Hami, has said that India cannot quill a religious organization by putting people affiliated with it behind the bars.

According to reporter, Maulana Ghulam Rasool Hami talking to newsmen in Pulwama district castigated the Indian government for banning Jamaat-e-Islami and launching an arrest spree against its members.

He demanded settlement of the lingering Kashmir dispute in its historical perspective, adding Kashmir is a dispute involving three parties India, Pakistan and the people of Kashmir.

“Kashmir is a protracted issue. It is like a volcano and if it is left unaddressed it can explode any time and engulf not only south Asia but the whole world,” he said.

Dialogue is the only way to settle the Kashmir dispute according to the aspirations of Kashmiri people, he added.

On the other hand, a spokesman Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi in a statement issued in Srinagar paid glowing tributes to the Kashmiri youth who have been martyred by Indian troops during cordon and search operations in different areas of the occupied territory in the past few days. He said that the Kashmiri youth were laying down their lives for the sacred cause of freedom and their sacrifices would not be allowed to go waste.

The spokesman also expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of illegally detained party Chairman, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, at Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.