Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on the occasion of ‘Martyrs Day’ paid her glowing tributes to the martyrs of July 13, 1931.
July 13, 1931, ‘Youm-e-Shuhada-e-Kashmir’ is observed on July 13 every year not only on both sides of the Line of Control but also all over the world. On this day Kashmir pays homage to 22 Kashmiris who were martyred in 1931 to free Kashmir from the brutalities of despotic Dogra rulers.
The CM paid her homage to the martyrs by describing them as brave heroes who laid down their lives against suppression and put in place the foundations for democracy in the State.
Paying her homage to the martyrs of July 13, 1931, Mufti said, “Sustained peace and normalcy are imperative for achieving progress and prosperity, especially in a state like Jammu and Kashmir which has suffered a lot because of violence and uncertainties.”
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Mufti, adding to her homage, also said that it was because of such sacrifices of martyrs that Jammu and Kashmir now has a unique position and status today which needs to be safeguarded for the coming years. Mufti also added that despite huge challenges its government is working hard to seek a permanent solution of the problems they are confronting.
The CM also said that her government has a clear vision of how to achieve the goals of political stability, economic self-reliance and social growth in Jammu and Kashmir.